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Confrontation Clause

We review a published opinion of the court of appeals,1 which determined that use of a deceased police officer's recorded statements at a suppression hearing did not violate Glenn T. Zamzow's rights under the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment or the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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WI Court of Appeals – District I Case Name: Seaway Bank and Trust Company v Dessie L. Brumfield, at al Case No.: 2015AP2451 Officials: Brennan, P.J., Kessler and Dugan, JJ. Focus: Foreclosure Dessie L. Brumfield appeals from judgments granting foreclosure ...

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Premature Dismissal – 8th Amendment Violation

Mark Weiss, a Wisconsin inmate, claims in this suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that Department of Corrections employees failed to prevent a February 26, 2014, assault by his cellmate that resulted in a broken ankle for Weiss, and that they left his broken ankle untreated for months in violation of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which of course forbids cruel and unusual punishments.

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