Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Wisconsin law allowing hearsay at preliminary hearings is upheld

Bruce Vielmetti reports at Proof & Hearsay on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision in State v. O'Brien [opinion]

P.S. Court of Appeals upholds statute making hearsay admissible at prelimary hearings and allowing bindover based solely on hearsay, On Point blog

Update: On the Court of Appeals decision upholding the use of hearsay at preliminary hearings, by Marcus Berghahn at On Point