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Articles by Douglas Ankney

California Court of Appeal: Commissioner Cannot Preside Over Parole Revocation Hearing Absent Stipulation

by Douglas Ankney

On December 5, 2018, the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, ruled that a commissioner may not preside over a parole revocation hearing absent a stipulation by the parties.

In June 2017, Brandon Berch was accused of violating his parole. Berch objected to Commissioner Edward ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Attempt to Close Door in Officer’s Face Clear Signal that Consent Not Given for Warrantless Entry

by Douglas Ankney

On December 7, 2018, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin reversed a decision of the court of appeals that affirmed a circuit court’s denial of a motion to suppress. The Court ordered the challenged evidence be suppressed and instructed the circuit court to vacate the convictions.

In December ...

 

 

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