The 2021–22 revision includes a number of changes, such as:
· Updates to the laws and regulations governing the use of ignition-interlock devices
· Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court cases that address a defendant’s ability to obtain relief from prior convictions based on the argument that the original court lacked jurisdiction, and that consider whether the argument is properly one of jurisdiction or competency
· A revised discussion of the penalty structure for operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) offenses, including two new Practice Tips related to lifetime driver-license revocations
· A 2021 Wisconsin Supreme Court decision analyzing the constitutionality of the statutory provisions that allow law enforcement officers to request that chemical testing be performed on a person who is unconscious or otherwise incapable of withdrawing implied consent
· Statutory amendments that affect how appeals from municipal court to circuit court are handled, and that modify a defendant’s ability to have a jury trial upon appeal from municipal court to circuit court in some cases
Plus, new and revised Practice Tips, revised charts, and updated appendices that include a number of Wisconsin Department of Transporation forms and other helpful information.