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Is the Case Over When Jury Returns a Verdict?

In the State of Wisconsin, a case is not over when a jury returns a verdict.  Depending on the type of case, whether it be criminal or civil different rules are in place before proceeding to an appeal.  In a criminal case, a sentencing hearing is held before deciding whether or not to proceed with an appeal.  In a civil case, the procedure is different in that motions are filed with the trial court before deciding whether to pursue an appeal.  Some cases like termination…

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