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HOW THE JUDGES FARED: A look at 2016’s affirmed and reversal rates

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The Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued nearly 800 decisions in 2016 and affirmed circuit-court judges throughout the state about 86 percent of the time. Of the cases that the Wisconsin Supreme Court chose to review, the justices released 42 decisions and affirmed trial-court judges 65 percent of the time.

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Appeals court reverses drug-sniffing dog decision

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When Mequon patrol officer John Hoell returned Kenneth House’s driver’s license and issued a warning for driving a car with expired registration, House’s roadside seizure should have stopped right then, according to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in State of Wisconsin v. Kenneth C. House, 2012 AP 2414.

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