Friday, March 28, 2008

Jensen asks for decision on trial venue

Prosecutors have asked a state appeals court to make a pre-trial decision on whether the proper venue for Scott Jensen's re-trial is Dane County or Waukesha County.

Jensen has asked to have the trial moved to his home county of Waukesha, citing an ethics law lawmakers approved last year. Prosecutors oppose the move, saying the 2007 law does not apply to the 2002 charges against him.

Dane County Judge David Flanagan denied Jensen's request to move the trial, and the former lawmaker appealed that ruling.

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