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01-1569 U.S. v. Shepard

“Both sec.3663A and its predecessor sec.3663 have been understood to require restitution only for direct losses and not for consequential damages and the other effects that may ripple through the economy. See, e.g., United States v. Arvanitis, 902 F.2d 489, ...

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01-1334 City of Oconomowoc v. Verburgt

In this appeal, Christopher E. Verburgt raises several challenges to his conviction for drunk driving. First, he asserts that the videotape of the traffic stop does not demonstrate an observable basis for the suspicion that he was under the influence ...

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01-1564 U.S. v. Monteiro

“Mr. Monteiro cannot point to any specific abuse that might ensue from this special condition. In the absence of a more concrete objection on his part, we cannot say that the district court abused its discretion in allowing any law ...

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00-3514-CR State v. Taylor

Everton Taylor appeals from the judgment of conviction for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, as a party to a crime, following a jury trial. He argues that the trial court erred in denying his suppression motion because: (1) ...

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00-2877 State v. Blue

The State appeals from a trial court order suppressing evidence resulting from an investigative stop of Kenneth Blue. A police officer approached Blue’s vehicle based on information obtained from an anonymous tip. During the approach, the officer observed suspicious behavior ...

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01-0695-CR State v. Barbosa

Agripino Barbosa appeals from three judgments of conviction and an order denying him postconviction relief. Barbosa argues that the trial court relied on inaccurate information in sentencing and therefore sentence modification is warranted. While inaccurate information was presented to the ...

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99-2431 Furnish v. SVI Systems, Inc.

“The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Regulations interpreting the ADA (‘ADA regulations’) describe major life activities as activities such as ‘caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working.’ 29 C.F.R. sec. 1630.2(i). While this list ...

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00-1231 Town of Beloit v. County of Rock

“Moreover, a review of statutory law leads us to conclude that the legislature has considered and approved of municipal bodies acting in the dual role of subdivider and reviewing authority. … Finally, affidavits submitted by the Town indicate that it ...

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00-3148-CR State v. Zei

Matthew Zei appeals a judgment convicting him of theft by a contractor and an order denying his postconviction motion. Zei argues that his trial counsel was ineffective because he urged Zei not to testify and that this court should grant ...

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00-2476 Gasper, a minor v. Parbs

“Wisconsin Stat. sec. 174.02(1)(b) provides double damages when the owner of an injury-causing dog was ‘notified or knew that the dog previously injured or caused injury to a person, livestock or property.’ This language is plain and unambiguous. If construed ...

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00-3418-CR State v. White

Jeffrey White appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether White should have been allowed to withdraw his plea prior to sentencing. Because we conclude that the circuit court properly denied White’s motion ...

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01-0480-CR State v. Minniecheske

Donald Minniecheske appeals pro se from an order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 motion seeking postconviction relief. Because Minniecheske failed to provide a sufficient reason explaining why he did not raise the issues in his original postconviction motion or ...

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