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Justices contemplate whether judges can use sentencing assessment

Wisconsin's Supreme Court is grappling with questions over whether an assessment system used to gauge a person's risk of recidivism should have been taken into account in the sentencing of a man found guilty of vehicle theft.

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

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