Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Criminal Law & Procedure (through Jan 28)

Milwaukee leaders speak out against deadly rise in car thefts, by Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "[Mayor Tom] Barrett, [Police Chief Edward] Flynn and Common Council President Michael Murphy sharply criticized the juvenile justice system that they said does not punish criminals who happen to be young. Murphy said offenders who are repeatedly arrested are quickly released to their families, only to do the same crimes over and over."

Supreme Court Oral Argument: State v. Lagrone, 2013AP1424-CR, WisconsinEye video and Court Synopsis

Supreme Court Oral Arguments: State v. Jackson, 2014AP2238-CR, WisconsinEye video and Court Synopsis

Appeals court upholds university library porn citation, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Supreme Court Okays Plea Withdrawal, No Notice on Immigration Consequences, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Certification by Court of Appeals, State v. Howes, 2014AP1870-CR, "whether provisions in Wisconsin’s implied consent law authorizing a warrantless blood draw from an unconscious suspect violate the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution."