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In State v. Courtney C. Beamon, which is at the briefing stage before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, a convicted felon caught driving from the scene of a shooting is challenging whether the sufficiency of evidence presented against him should be measured by the actual language in erroneous jury instructions or by the statutory elements of the crime.Read More »
The Confrontation Clause does not bar an expert from testifying at a criminal trial that a DNA profile produced by an outside laboratory matched the defendant’s state lab DNA profile, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a fractured opinion.
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The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Inc. is suing Milwaukee in U.S. District Court to end an ordinance that sets race-based preferences and goals for city construction contracts.Read More »
Kendal Leonard, 57, was admitted at the Racine County Jail on Aug. 18, 2007, to serve a 20-day sentence. Upon admission, Leonard informed a guard he had a “bad heart,” as he had stents placed in his heart four months earlier and was taking aspirin, nitroglycerin, lisinopril and other medications.
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