Byline: Derek Hawkins
WI Supreme Court
Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Richard H. Harrison, Jr.,
Case No.: 2020 WI 35
Focus: Sentence Credit
We review an unpublished decision of the court of appeals reversing an order of the circuit court that granted sentence credit to Richard H. Harrison, Jr. pursuant to Wis. Stat. 973.155(1)(a) (201718) and remanded with directions to advance the commencement of concurrent terms of extended supervision for Harrison's 2007 and 2008 cases to the date they would have begun but for Harrison's confinement for unrelated convictions that later were set aside.
We agree with the court of appeals that Harrison is not entitled to sentence credit pursuant to Wis. Stat. 973.155(1)(a). Harrison is not entitled sentence credit under 973.155(1)(a) because the days he spent in custody for which he seeks sentence credit were not in connection with the courses of conduct for which those sentences were imposed. He also is not entitled to sentence credit pursuant to Wis. Stat. 973.04 because sentences for the 2007 and 2008 crimes were not vacated and re-imposed for the same crimes and the requested credit did not arise from vacated sentences...