Tag Archives: WI Court of Appeals Digest

Brady Violation

Joseph-Jamal Brantley appeals from a judgment convicting him after a jury found him guilty of party to a crime (PTAC) firstdegree reckless homicide with a dangerous weapon, PTAC first-degree recklessly endangering safety with a dangerous weapon, PTAC armed robbery, and carrying a concealed weapon.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

N.M.A.-S. appeals the orders of the trial court terminating her parental rights of A.A.S. and A.J.S. N.M.A.-S. asserts that she received ineffective assistance of counsel because her trial counsel failed to request a strike for cause or use a peremptory strike for a juror who answered a question affirmatively during voir dire relating to whether someone struggling with addiction is unfit to be a parent.

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Equitable Assignment – Slander of Title

Kevin Fields, by counsel, appeals a circuit court order granting summary judgment in favor of Colonial Savings, F.A. Fields argues, among other issues, that the circuit court erred when it dismissed his slander of title claim and concluded that the outcome of the case was controlled by Federal National Mortgage Association v. Thompson, 2018 WI 57, 381 Wis. 2d 609, 912 N.W.2d 364.

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