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Tag Archives: hearsay

Bill would end victim testimony

Wisconsin crime victims wouldn't have to testify against their attackers during the early stages of their cases under a Republican bill making its way through the Legislature.

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Does Confrontation Clause bar expert DNA testimony?

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have already looked at the issue of DNA evidence in criminal cases, with several rulings restricting prosecutors’ ability to admit such data without calling the lab analysts who prepared the tests to testify.

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2010AP861-CR State v. Higgins

Evidence Hearsay Jimmie Lee Higgins appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury found him guilty of second-degree sexual assault of a child. He argues that the trial court erred when it: (1) sustained the State’s hearsay objection to the admission of the victim’s statement to police that she was awakened the night of the assault by fighting ...

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2009AP3167-CR State v. Moore

Evidence Other acts; hearsay; right to present defense Kevin Moore appeals his conviction for intentionally murdering his wife. He makes four separate arguments as to why his conviction should be overturned: 1) there was insufficient evidence to convict him, 2) the trial court erred in admitting evidence of his spending habits at a gentlemen’s club, 3) the trial court erred ...

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