Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Supreme Court arguments April 28, 2010

9:45 a.m. State v. Allen (2007AP795) review of the Court of Appeals decision on the issues:
Where a defendant fails to raise a potential claim in response to a no-merit report, what additional showing, if any, is necessary to constitute “sufficient reason” authorizing that defendant to raise the claim in a subsequent motion under Wis. Stat. §974.06?

Does requiring a defendant to respond to a no-merit report with arguable claims that were overlooked by appointed counsel and barring the defendant from ever raising any claim not so raised, conflict with the right to counsel on direct appeal?
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