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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Deandre Jackson appeals from a judgment convicting him of possessing heroin with intent to deliver as a second and subsequent offense and from an order denying his postconviction motion claiming ineffective assistance of trial counsel in connection with arguments made in a motion to suppress.

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Statutory Interpretation – ADEA

The federal-sector provision of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 88 Stat. 74, 29 U. S. C. §633a(a), provides (with just a few exceptions) that “personnel actions” affecting individuals aged 40 and older “shall be made free from any discrimination based on age.”

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Prisoner – Involuntary Commitment

This is a review of a published decision of the court of appeals, Winnebago County v. C.S., 2019 WI App 16, 386 Wis. 2d 612, 927 N.W.2d 576 ("C.S. III"), affirming the Winnebago County circuit court's order of extension of commitment, order for involuntary medication and treatment, and order denying C.S.'s postcommitment motion.

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