6th Amendment Violation.

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...

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