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Sep 16, 2011

Police misconduct not grounds for new trial

Despite evidence that the police withheld exculpatory evidence and witnesses were not truthful at trial, a state prisoner convicted in 1994 of sexual assault and attempted homicide will not get a new trial.

May 28, 2011

Ex-corrections officer gets 18 years in assault

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A former corrections officer convicted of sexually assaulting an inmate at a Fond du Lac women’s prison has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Jimmie Brown was sentenced Friday. He’ll also have to serve 18 years on extended supervision after his prison release. A Fond du Lac County […]

May 20, 2011

Man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 12

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Augusta man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl at knifepoint. Stephen A. LeMere was charged Wednesday with three felonies, including first-degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. The charges carry a maximum prison sentence of 68 years. According to the criminal complaint, […]

May 12, 2011

BLAWG LOG: Papke on merit scholarships; Cicchini on sexual assault cases

When the Critical Legal Studies movement was still vibrant during the 1980s, Harvard Law Professor Duncan Kennedy frequently argued that, beyond exploring the cases and rules, legal education offered training in hierarchy.

Apr 24, 2011

Not-guilty pleas for Wis. doctor in assault cases

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A former Wood County doctor accused of sexually assaulting sedated patients has had not-guilty pleas entered on his behalf. Kevin A. Lang of Plover stood mute Thursday when asked to enter pleas to five counts of second-degree sexual assault of an intoxicated victim. The charges carry a maximum penalty of […]


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