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01-0499-CR State v. McCoy

Bernard J. McCoy appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict finding him guilty of delivery of fewer than five grams of cocaine, within 1,000 feet of a school, as party to a crime. He also appeals from the ...

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01-0595 County of Dane v. Mawhinney

Jeffrey J. Mawhinney was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration, both as first offenses. He moved to suppress the results of a blood alcohol test. The circuit court ...

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01-0689-CR State v. Tinder

William L. Tinder appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He suggests that the circuit court erred in denying his motions to suppress evidence of his blood alcohol content. For ...

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01-0955 State v. Dodski

Deborah Dodski appeals her judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OWI), first offense. Dodski argues that the warrantless draw of her blood for noncriminal OWI violates the Fourth Amendment. We reject ...

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00-3334 State v. Wenk

“The differences of opinion between the doctors and the trial court lay with their prediction of Wenk’s likely behavior when released. The trial court remarked that, although Wenk had not abused drugs for ten years, his sexual assaults were directly ...

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00-0915 Schultz v. Sykes, et al.

“There are few, if any, functions of a circuit court more vital in maintaining its dignity or accomplishing the purposes of its existence than ensuring the truthful disclosure of facts. When parties attempt to influence witnesses to lie under oath, ...

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00-3182 Schultz v. Trascher

Barbara Trascher appeals from a judgment entered following a court trial dismissing Suzanne Schultz’s claims for adverse possession and prescriptive easement, but concluding that the fence Trascher erected on her own property constituted a private nuisance. The trial court concluded ...

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01-1155 Kepple v. Massanari

“The ALJ’s conclusion that Kepple is not disabled is supported by the opinion of the medical expert, as well as two ophthalmologists. In addition, the fact that Kepple is able to drive a car, watch television, and take care of ...

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01-0748-FT Belisle v. Belisle

Paul Belisle appeals a judgment of foreclosure entered in favor of his mother, Shirley Belisle. He argues that the court erroneously (1) applied the statute of frauds; (2) found that he was in default in making land contract payments; and ...

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00-3544 Purdy v. Cap Gemini American Inc.

Even though plaintiff’s request for attorneys’ fees is based on a contract, not on a statute, and the request in Hartman v. Winnebago Cty., 216 Wis.2d 419 (1998) was made pursuant to 42 U.S.C. sec. 1988, which specifically provides that ...

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01-0238-CR State v. Scheiwe

Michael Scheiwe appeals from a judgment of conviction for 14 counts of criminal nonsupport. Scheiwe argues that 12 of the counts should be dismissed because they are barred by the statute of limitations or the doctrine of laches. He also ...

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