Supreme Court upholds trial judges' broad power to reject plea deals, by Bruce Vielmetti at Proof and Hearsay
Plea Bargain – Rejection, by the Wisconsin State Public Defender, at On Point
Courts may reject plea agreements, by David Ziemer, Wisconsin Law Journal
Trial court can veto plea agreements if in the public interest,by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2008AP755-CR) affirming the Court of Appeals orders denying motions to amend and to recuse, and remanding its order designating the circuit court an intervenor-respondent. See Argument.
Opinion by Justice Crooks, joined by Justices Bradley, Roggensack, Ziegler, and Gableman.
Concurrence by Chief Justice Abrahamson.
Dissent by Justice Prosser.