Tag Archives: Civil Digest

Termination of Parental Rights

C.H.B. appeals the circuit court’s orders terminating his parental rights to his three children pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 48.415(4) on the petition of S.M.G., C.H.B.’s ex-spouse and the children’s mother. C.H.B. makes a single argument, which is a facial challenge to the constitutionality of § 48.415(4). Section 48.415(4) allows the termination of parental rights based on the continuing denial of physical placement or visitation.

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Habeas Corpus

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that respondent Danny Hill, who has been sentenced to death in Ohio, is entitled to habeas relief under 28 U. S. C. §2254(d)(1) because the decisions of the Ohio courts concluding that he is not intellectually disabled were contrary to Supreme Court precedent that was clearly established at the time in question.

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Sufficiency of Evidence

Following a bench trial, defendant William D. Corrigan (“Corrigan”) was found guilty of four counts of wire fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1343. Corrigan appeals his conviction, arguing that the indictment failed to properly set out a scheme for wire fraud, and the evidence at trial was insufficient to sustain a conviction.

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