Thursday, July 8, 2010

Decision in 'State v. Jones' 2010 WI 72

Counsel – Substitution – Deaf Defendant, by Wisconsin State Public Defender, at On Point

Indigent defendant not entitled to substitute counsel, by David Ziemer, Wisconsin Law Journal

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2008AP2342-CR) affirming the Court of Appeals. See Argument.

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