No. 77-016.

80 Wis.2d 197 (1977)

257 N.W.2d 881

STATE EX REL. PORTER, Petitioner-Appellant, v. WOLKE, Sheriff, and another, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided October 5, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant there was a brief by James C. Reiher and Perry & First, S. C. of Milwaukee, and Howard B. Eisenberg, state public defender, and oral argument by Mr. Reiher.

For the respondents the cause was argued by Pamela Magee-Heilprin, assistant attorney general, with whom on the brief was Bronson C. La Follette, attorney general.


As he did before the trial court and on his application for a writ of habeas corpus, this petitioner-appellant contends on appeal that the trial court was without jurisdiction to order a reexamination of his competency to stand trial on the charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery and attempted armed robbery, or to confine him for the purpose of having such reexamination conducted.

The petitioner's challenge to the trial court's jurisdiction...

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