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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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00-3083 State v. Haynes

“Here, there does not appear to be any delay between the traffic violation and the officer’s decision to act. Grabski testified that after witnessing the violation, he immediately activated his emergency lights and siren. Grabski’s pursuit of Haynes was continuous ...

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00-3264-CR State v. Bullard

Barry Bullard appeals a judgment of conviction, entered after a jury trial, on eight drug charges and an order denying postconviction relief. Bullard argues (1) that portions of the second amended information should be dismissed because there was no preliminary ...

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01-1176-CR State v. Lundgren

Herman Lundgren appeals his judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, third offense. Lundgren argues that the officer did not have reasonable suspicion to stop him. Because there was reasonable suspicion, we ...

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00-4033 U.S. v. Vaughn

“In this case, Sergeant Johnson corroborated Vaughn’s modus operandi as testified to by Kantner, which was challenged during counsel’s cross-examination of Kantner. Sergeant Johnson’s testimony confirmed several distinct characteristics of Vaughn’s method of operation: (1) Vaughn’s method of arranging a ...

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00-4180 U.S. v. Lane

“Physical control over a gun is remarkably easy to effect. Once the gun is in the defendant’s hands he need only pull the trigger, an act which can be completed in a split second and which is controlled and influenced ...

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01-0218 Float-Rite Park Inc. v. Village of Somerset

Float-Rite Park Inc. appeals an order affirming the Village of Somerset’s modification of Float-Rite’s interim conditional use permit. Float-Rite argues that: (1) the Village changed Float-Rite’s interim conditional use permit into a conditional use permit, thereby removing the Village’s right ...

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00-2425 White v. Indiana Parole Board

“Does a state prisoner need a certificate of appealability when seeking federal collateral review of a prison disciplinary board’s decision revoking good-time credits? We gave a negative answer in Walker v. O’Brien, 216 F.3d 626 (7th Cir. 2000), holding among ...

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01-1224-FT Tomlin v. Langlade County

This is an appeal of a small claims judgment awarding Marvin Tomlin compensation for damages to his motor vehicle that the trial court found were caused by the County’s negligent snowplow operation. The County contends that the trial court erred ...

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99-4162 Edwards v. U.S.

“The policy on which the [Houston v. Lack, 487 U.S. 266 (1988)] Court relied – that is, that institutional constraints prevent prisoners from monitoring the delivery of a notice of appeal after it has been entrusted to the prison authorities ...

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01-0827 State v. McGuire

The State of Wisconsin appeals from a trial court order dismissing its action against Scott McGuire. McGuire is the licensee for the service of alcoholic beverages at the Sports Page Bar & Grill. The State cited both McGuire and his ...

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00-2269, 00-2723 U.S. v. Bogan

“In the factual situation before us, the evidence of the wine-making activity of Bogan and Calhoun serves to complete and answer a conceptual void in the history of the crime. To the lay juror, most likely unfamiliar with the manufacturing ...

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