Friday, July 16, 2010

Decision in 'State v. Allen' 2010 WI 89

Serial Litigation Bar and No-Merit Procedure, by the Wisconsin State Public Defender, at On Point

No response to no-merit will usually forfeit issues: Defendant needs reason for not replying to reports, by David Ziemer, Wisconsin Law Journal

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2007AP795) affirming the Court of Appeals. See Argument.

Opinion by Justice Prosser, joined by Justices Crooks, Roggensack, Ziegler, and Gableman.
Concurrence by Chief Justice Abrahamson, joined by Justice Bradley.