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Recent Decisions From the Wisconsin Supreme Court

State v. Keimonte Antonie Wilson, Sr.
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000671-CR
State v. Lazaro Ozuna
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP001877-CR
Thomas F. Benson v. City of Madison
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP002366
State v. Steinhardt  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000993-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s conviction for failure to protect a child from sexual assault and first-degree sexual assault of a child under thirteen as a party to a crime. Contrary to Defendant’s arguments on...

Pulera v. Town of Richmond  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 2015AP001119, 2015AP001016

Justia Opinion Summary: The thirty-day period under Wis. Stat. 68.13(1) during which certiorari review may be obtained for a town board’s highway order to lay out, alter, or discontinue a highway begins to run on the date that the highway order...

State v. Zimbal  
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 2015AP001293-CR, 2015AP001292-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: When a defendant follows a circuit court’s instruction to defer filing a request for substitution of a judge until after counsel is appointed, strict compliance with the twenty-day deadline for filing a request for subst...

State v. Stietz  
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 2014AP002701-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions for resisting a law enforcement officer and intentionally pointing a firearm at an officer, arguing that his constitutional right to present a defense was denied by the circuit court’s...

Teague v. Schimel  
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 2014AP002360

Justia Opinion Summary: The policy and practice of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) of creating and disseminating criminal history reports in a manner that sometimes indicate that some individuals who are innocent of any criminal activ...

Waukesha County v. J.W.J.  
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP000046-FT

Justia Opinion Summary: Mr. J. was a proper subject of treatment within the meaning of Wis. Stat. 51.20(1) because he had rehabilitative potential. Mr. J., an adult suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, was subject to an involuntary commitmen...

Charles A. Nichols v. Board of Bar Examiners
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP001776-BA
OLR v. Matthew R. Schwitzer
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000675-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Carl J. Schwedler
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP001770-D
AllEnergy Corp. v. Trempealeau County Environment & Land Use Committee  
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000491

Justia Opinion Summary: The circuit court affirmed the Trempealeau County Environment & Land Use Committee’s denial of a conditional use permit application for non-metallic mineral mining submitted by AllEnergy Corporation and allEnergy Silica,...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. John R. Dade
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP002452-D
OLR v. Thomas O. Mulligan
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 2013AP002742-D
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