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Tag Archives: Self-representation

2010AP987-CR State v. Johnson

Criminal Procedure Out-of-court identifications; self-representation; Confrontation Clause Steven Johnson, pro se, appeals a judgment of conviction entered after a jury found him guilty of robbery by threat of force pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 943.32(1)(b) (2007-08). Johnson sets forth numerous grounds for his appeal, all of which are wholly without merit. For the reasons which follow, we affirm. Not recommended ...

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2010AP970 In re the commitment of Lee Alexander Brown

Sexually Violent Persons Self-representation Lee Alexander Brown appeals from a judgment and order committing Brown to the custody of the Department of Health Services, pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 980.06 (2007-08), until such time as he is no longer a sexually violent person. Brown claims that the trial court erred when it permitted him to represent himself, and he asks ...

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2010AP1306-CR State v. Wusterbarth

Criminal Procedure Self-representation Richard Wusterbarth appeals his conviction for obstructing an officer. He asserts the criminal complaint was insufficient to support his obstructing charge, the circuit court erred in permitting him to proceed pro se, there was insufficient evidence presented at trial, and a limiting and a substantive instruction given to the jury were inappropriate. We conclude the complaint was ...

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2009AP1965-CR State v. Olson

Criminal Procedure Self-representation; ineffective assistance; speedy trials; prosecutorial misconduct; double jeopardy A jury convicted Jeffrey Edward Olson of three counts of second-degree sexual assault of two family members when the victims were minors. Olson appeals pro se from the judgment of conviction and from the order denying his motions for postconviction relief after hearing held pursuant to State v. Machner, ...

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