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Case Digests

Feb 19, 2024

Involuntary Medication and Treatment-Sufficency of Evidence

Kyle appeals an order for his involuntary medication and treatment pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 51.61(1)(g).

Feb 19, 2024

Sufficiency of Evidence-Jury Instructions

On the evening of January 17, 2020, Schultz was leaving the Bull Pen Bar in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, when he backed his vehicle into a truck parked behind him.

Feb 19, 2024

Admission of Evidence-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Postconviction Relief

Dornbrook was convicted by a jury of incest and first-degree sexual assault of a child under age thirteen.

Feb 19, 2024

Rehabilitative Needs When Sentencing

In 2018, Lewis pleaded guilty to two amended counts of second-degree reckless homicide by use of a dangerous weapon and one count of attempted armed robbery by use of force for the February 2017 shooting deaths of teenage brothers Trajan and Croshian Edwards.

Feb 19, 2024

Postconviction Relief

Sills appeals from the judgment of conviction, entered upon a jury’s verdict, for one count of first-degree child sexual assault–sexual intercourse with a child under the age of thirteen.

Feb 19, 2024

Motion for Arbitration-Minor

Minor plaintiffs had their guardians purchase and activate DNA test kits from Ancestry.com.

Feb 19, 2024

Suppression of Evidence

After pulling over Johnson for driving with a suspended license, Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew Haber had his trained dog sniff around Johnson’s car.

Feb 19, 2024

Jury Instructions

Christophel was found guilty of knowingly attempting to persuade, induce, or entice a minor into sexual activity, based on his online interactions with an undercover federal agent posing as a 15-year-old girl.

Feb 19, 2024

Pretrial Detention-Probable Cause

Moorer, who faced charges of murder and attempted murder, asserted that his arrest lacked probable cause and contested the constitutionality of his pretrial detention.

Feb 19, 2024

Toxic Torts

This mass tort case involves approximately 170 plaintiffs, spread over several actions, all alleging injuries stemming from their exposure to white lead carbonate (“WLC”), a lead paint pigment.

Feb 12, 2024

Ballot Inclusion for Presidential Primary

Phillips, a U.S. representative from Minnesota and a declared Democratic presidential candidate, sought to be listed on Wisconsin's ballot after being included in New Hampshire's Democratic primary.

Feb 12, 2024

Delinquency Petition

On November 9, 2022, the State filed a delinquency petition charging M.D.B., Jr. (hereinafter M.D.B.). with operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.

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