Thursday, July 15, 2010

Decision in 'State v. Artic' 2010 WI 83

Warrantless Entry – Consent – Attenuation of Taint, by the Wisconsin State Public Defender, at On Point

Voluntary consent sufficiently attenuated to remove taint of illegal police entry, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2008AP880-CR) affirming the Court of Appeals, 2009 WI App 12, 316 Wis. 2d 133, 762 N.W.2d 436. See Argument.

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