Byline: Derek Hawkins
WI Court of Appeals District III
Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Maurice L. Williams
Case No.: 2017AP2223-CR
Officials: Stark, P.J., Hruz and Seidl, JJ.
Focus: 6th Amendment Violation
Maurice Williams appeals from an amended judgment convicting him, following a jury trial, of eight drug-related felonies and one misdemeanor. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for dismissal of the charges based upon an alleged speedy trial violation or, in the alternative, for a determination of his eligibility for the Substance Abuse Program (SAP). We conclude there was no violation of Williams' constitutional right to a speedy trial and the circuit court properly determined Williams was ineligible for...