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Tag Archives: WI Supreme Court Digest

OWI – Sentencing Guidelines

This is a review of an unpublished decision of the court of appeals, State v. Justin A. Braunschweig, No. 2017AP1261-CR, unpublished slip op. (Wis. Ct. App. Feb. 1, 2018), affirming the Jefferson County circuit court's judgment of conviction of defendant Justin A. Braunschweig ("Braunschweig") for Operating While Intoxicated ("OWI") as a second offense.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

Attorney Daniel Parks has appealed a report filed by Referee William Eich concluding that Attorney Parks committed eight of 14 alleged counts of professional misconduct and recommending that Attorney Parks' license to practice law in Wisconsin be suspended for 14 months, rather than the two-year suspension sought by the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR).

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Motion to Suppress Evidence

This is a review of the Bayfield County circuit court's order granting Christopher John Kerr's ("Kerr") motion to suppress evidence discovered during a search incident to arrest on the basis that "'judicial integrity' is vital enough to justify exclusion of evidence when the issuing court's arrest warrant was invalid ab initio."

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ERISA – Pensions

When the Employee Retirement System (ERS) was created for the City of Milwaukee (the City) in 1937, the State granted each employee-member of the ERS the right to vote for the election of three employees to serve on the ERS Annuity and Pension Board (the Board) comprised of seven members.

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