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2009AP2502-CR State v. Louis

Criminal Procedure Right to remain silent The State of Wisconsin appeals a final order granting Quentin Louis a new trial. Louis was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for shaking his infant daughter, Madelyn, to death. At trial, the State’s case was predicated upon expert medical testimony that Louis’s guilt could be inferred from the nature of Madelyn’s injuries. The circuit ...

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2009AP3115-CR State v. Xiong

Criminal Procedure Right to remain silent; impeachment The State appeals from a pretrial order in a criminal proceeding that suppressed a portion of Kong Meng Xiong’s statement to police. See Wis. Stat. § 974.05(1)(d)3. (2007-08). The State claims the circuit court erred in ruling that the challenged portion of Xiong’s statement was inadmissible because it was given involuntarily and after ...

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