Wisconsin v. Fitzgerald

Brief of Amici Curiae the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, National Disability Rights network, and Disability Rights Wisconsin

Brief filed: 03/04/2019

Documents

Wisconsin v. Fitzgerald

Supreme Court of Wisconsin; Case No. 2018-AP-1296-CR

Prior Decision

Decision below Milwaukee County Case No. 2016-CF-4475

Argument(s)

Forced antipsychotic medication implicates the defendant’s constitutional rights. Section 971.14’s involuntary medication provisions are incompatible with Sell. This Court should instruct circuit courts to conduct thorough Sell hearings.

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Author(s)

Jeffrey O. Davis, James E. Goldschmidt, and Zachary T. Eastburn, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, WI.

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