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Recent Decisions From the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Adam Walsh
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 2017AP000243-D
Scott Smith v. Greg Kleynerman
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000207
State v. Talley  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 2013AP000950

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was adjudicated delinquent or convicted of sexually violent offenses three times, resulting in his incarceration. Before Talley was released on his last offense, the State filed a petition for Chapter 980 commi...

Wisconsin Carry, Inc. v. City of Madison  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000146

Justia Opinion Summary: Madison, Wis., Gen. Ordinances 3.14(4)(h) created the City of Madison’s Department of Transportation and Transit and Parking Commission and empowered the Commission to establish rules and procedures. In 2005, The Commiss...

State v. Howes  
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2014AP001870-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration. Defendant filed a motion to suppress the results of a warrantless blood draw on the basis...

State v. Denny  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000202-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial in 1982, Defendant and his brother were found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. In 2014, Defendant filed a motion requesting forensic DNA testing of evidence taken from the crime sce...

Voces de la Frontera, Inc. v. Clarke  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP001152

Justia Opinion Summary: Voces de la Frontera (Voces) submitted a public records request to Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. seeking all immigration detainer forms (I-247 forms) that the Sheriff received from the United States Immigrati...

State v. Scruggs  
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 2014AP002981-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner pleaded no contest to one count of burglary as a party to a crime. The judgment of conviction provided that Petitioner submit to a DNA sample and pay a $250 DNA analysis surcharge. At the time Petitioner commi...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Godfrey Y. Muwonge
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 2007AP000776-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Thad M. Gegner
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP001971-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. David J. Silberman
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP002014-D
State v. Mattox  
Date: February 14, 2017
Docket Number: 2015AP000158-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: After a bench trial, Defendant was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for delivering heroin that caused the death of S.L. Defendant appealed, arguing that the admission of a toxicology report at trial through a...

State v. Allen  
Date: February 9, 2017
Docket Number: 2014AP002840-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant entered a no contest plea to homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle resulting in great bodily harm. When sentencing Defendant, the sentencing court considered the fa...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. David A. Lemanski
Date: February 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP000684-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Melinda R. Alfredson
Date: February 1, 2017
Docket Number: 2016AP001400-D
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