Are taint hearings allowed in WI in sex abuse cases?

Asked about 2 years ago - Milwaukee, WI

Are taint hearings allowed in WI in cases of alleged sex abuse of minor?

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  1. Tajara Dommershausen

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    Answered . I don't know what you mean by a "taint" hearing. If you are asking if there is a separate hearing to determine whether someone coached a child, the answer is sometimes as a motion to dismiss or a motion in limine before a trial.

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  2. Karyn T. Missimer

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    Answered . I agree with the above answer. I would add such a hearing is statutory when the State tries to introduce a video tape of the child's interview with law enforcement.

    Good luck!

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