§ 302.01 State prisons defined and named
§ 302.02 Jurisdiction and extent of state correctional institutions
§ 302.025 Service of process on prison officers, employees, or inmates
§ 302.03 Oath of office; bond
§ 302.04 Duties of warden and superintendents
§ 302.043 Release of inmates serving risk reduction sentences
§ 302.045 Challenge incarceration program
§ 302.05 Wisconsin substance abuse program
§ 302.055 Transfer of inmates to resource center
§ 302.06 Delivery of persons to prisons
§ 302.07 Maintenance of order
§ 302.08 Humane treatment and punishment
§ 302.09 Labor and communications
§ 302.095 Delivering articles to inmate
§ 302.10 Solitary confinement
§ 302.105 Notification prior to expiration of sentence
§ 302.107 Notification upon revocation
§ 302.11 Mandatory release
§ 302.113 Release to extended supervision for felony offenders not serving life sentences
§ 302.114 Petition for release and release to extended supervision for felony offenders serving life sentences
§ 302.116 Extended supervision conditions for sex offenders
§ 302.117 Notice regarding ineligibility to vote
§ 302.12 Reward of merit
§ 302.13 Preservation of property an inmate brings to prison
§ 302.14 Property of deceased inmates, parolees, probationers or persons on extended supervision, disposition
§ 302.15 Activities off grounds
§ 302.17 Register of inmates
§ 302.18 Transfers of inmates
§ 302.185 Transfer to foreign countries under treaty
§ 302.19 Temporary detention of inmates
§ 302.20 Uniforms for correctional officers
§ 302.21 Vocational education program in auto body repair at the Green Bay Correctional Institution
§ 302.25 Interstate corrections compact
§ 302.26 Corrections compact; contracts with other states; approval
§ 302.27 Contracts for temporary housing for or detention of persons on probation or prisoners
§ 302.30 Definition of jail
§ 302.31 Use of jails
§ 302.315 Use of county house of correction
§ 302.33 Maintenance of prisoners in county jail; state payments to counties and tribal governing bodies
§ 302.335 Restrictions on detaining probationers, parolees and persons on extended supervision in county or tribal jail
§ 302.336 County jail in populous counties
§ 302.34 Use of jail of another county
§ 302.35 Removal of prisoners in emergency
§ 302.36 Classification of prisoners
§ 302.365 Jail and house of correction program standards
§ 302.37 Maintenance of jail and care of prisoners
§ 302.372 Prisoner reimbursement to a county
§ 302.373 Prisoner reimbursement to municipality
§ 302.375 Restrictions on liquor and dangerous drugs; placement of prisoners
§ 302.38 Medical care of prisoners
§ 302.381 Emergency services for crisis intervention for prisoners
§ 302.383 Mental health treatment of prisoners
§ 302.384 Procedure if a prisoner refuses appropriate care or treatment
§ 302.385 Correctional institution health care
§ 302.386 Medical and dental services for prisoners and forensic patients
§ 302.388 Prisoner medical records
§ 302.39 Freedom of worship; religious ministration
§ 302.40 Discipline; solitary confinement
§ 302.41 Care of prisoners
§ 302.42 Jailer constantly at jail
§ 302.425 Home detention programs
§ 302.43 Good time
§ 302.44 Cooperation between counties regarding prisoners
§ 302.445 Confinement of county jail prisoners in tribal jails
§ 302.446 Confinement of tribal prisoners in county jails
§ 302.45 State-local shared correctional facilities
§ 302.46 Jail surcharge

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 302 - Prisons; state, county and municipal

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power to any person, includes the acquisition by purchase, grant, gift or bequest. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Communicable disease: means any disease that the department of health services determines, by rule, to be communicable in fact. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal representative: means a person, however denominated, who is authorized to administer a decedent's estate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Police department: includes a department under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular or special federal census. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Psychologist: means a psychologist who is licensed under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • seal: includes the word "seal" the letters "L S" and a scroll or other device intended to represent a seal, if any is affixed in the proper place for a seal, as well as an impression of a seal on the instrument. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01