Abuse of Discretion Jury Instructions.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District I

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Jeffrey Lemont Lee

Case No.: 2020AP1597-CR

Officials: Brash, P.J., Donald and White, JJ.

Focus: Abuse of Discretion Jury Instructions

Jeffrey Lemont Lee appeals his judgment of conviction for aggravated battery, substantial battery, disorderly conduct with the use of a dangerous weapon, and felony bail jumping, all with domestic abuse assessments and as a habitual offender. Lee also appeals an order denying his postconviction motion without a hearing.

Lee argues that the trial court did not properly exercise its discretion when it denied Lee's request for a jury instruction on perfect self-defense. Lee further argues that the court erred in denying the claims in his postconviction motion: that the charges should be dismissed on due process grounds because he had no...

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