No. 81-2352-CR.

116 Wis.2d 61 (1983)

341 N.W.2d 639

STATE of Wisconsin, Plaintiff-Respondent-Petitioner, v. Thomas John RUTCHIK, Defendant-Appellant.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided January 4, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the plaintiff-respondent-petitioner the cause was argued by David J. Becker, assistant attorney general, with Bronson C. La Follette, attorney general, on the briefs.

For the defendant-appellant there was a brief and oral argument by Steven P. Weiss, assistant state public defender.


This is a review of a decision of the court of appeals reversing a judgment of the circuit court for Kenosha county, Hon. Michael S. Fisher, circuit judge, convicting Thomas J. Rutchik of burglary under sec. 943.10(1)(a), Stats. 1979-80.1 Three issues are raised in this review: (1) Did the trial court err in admitting evidence of the nature of defendant's prior convictions? (2) Did the...

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