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Wisconsin Criminal Defense Manual

Product ID: AE0041_SUB
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-587-1

Whether you need advice on organizing your files, negotiating a plea bargain, or filing motions before trial, make the Wisconsin Criminal Defense Manual your guide. Whatever your level of experience, the Manual can help you advance your practice and obtain the best possible outcomes for your clients.

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Whether you need advice on organizing your files, negotiating a plea bargain, or filing motions before trial, make the Wisconsin Criminal Defense Manual your guide. Whatever your level of experience, the Manual can help you advance your practice and obtain the best possible outcomes for your clients.

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894+ pp.; 7th edition; 2020-21

Summary of Contents

  1. Criminal Procedure Outline and Checklists
  2. Organizing the File
  3. Conducting the Initial Interview
  4. Analyzing the Case
  5. Bringing Pretrial Motions
  6. Negotiating a Plea
  7. Preparing for Trial
  8. Preparing for Sentencing
  9. Postconviction Proceedings
  10. Handling Public Defender Cases

Appendices

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes, Regulations, and Rules

Forms Index

Subject Index

Updated to keep you current

The 2020-21 revision includes a number of changes such as:

  • In 2020, voters approved an amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution that provides additional rights to crime victims.
  • In 2019, the Wisconsin Supreme Court discussed whether the state has a duty to disclose evidence that is not within its exclusive possession and control.
  • Some additional topics have been added for the client interview, including whether police body cameras were used, whether the client signed waiver-of-rights forms, and whether social media might provide evidence.
  • The Wisconsin Supreme Court increased the rate of compensation in 2019 for private attorneys on cases assigned by rotation for time spent in court.

State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® is the premier publisher of practice guides and handbooks for Wisconsin's attorneys, written by Wisconsin's attorneys. PINNACLE relies on the expertise and contributions of volunteers from within the State Bar of Wisconsin membership to help develop and deliver timely, relevant information to assist Wisconsin's attorneys provide the highest-quality representation and service.

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