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Feb 13, 2012

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.

Jan 26, 2012

Bill would expand use of hearsay in preliminary hearings (UPDATE)

A legislative proposal expanding use of hearsay in preliminary hearings could lead to questionable testimony and potentially render felony pre-trial examinations worthless.

Dec 14, 2011

Evidence — hearsay

2010AP2154 State v. Prineas

Dec 7, 2011

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.

Nov 10, 2011

Evidence – hearsay — self-authentication

2011AP222 Lyon Financial Services Inc. v. Dr. Manelle Fernando Medical Clinic Inc., et al.

Nov 9, 2011

Evidence – hearsay — right to present defense

2010AP2154 State v. Prineas

Aug 3, 2011

2010AP1820-CR State v. Worley

Criminal Procedure Hearsay; ineffective assistance

Feb 1, 2011

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 […]

Dec 15, 2010

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, […]


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