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01-0546-CR State v. Miller

Douglas J. Miller appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration (OWPAC). Miller challenges the denial of his motion to suppress the results of a chemical test of his blood. Specifically, Miller ...

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00-2906 State v. Whistleman

“Whistleman’s argument that the disks are not ‘pictorial reproductions’ because one cannot see the images of the children by looking at the disks is not persuasive. The words ‘or other’ before ‘pictorial reproduction’ indicate that the legislature meant that the ...

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00-3410-CR State v. Rumlow

Ryan Rumlow appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He claims that the arresting officer did not have probable cause to administer a preliminary breath test. Rumlow thus contends that ...

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00-0070 State ex rel. Adell v. Smith, Warden

Accordingly, the trial court erred in dismissing his petition for certiorari for failure to state a claim. “At its core, Adell’s petition asserts that he has suffered injury due to allegedly erroneous negative comments documented in his inmate records in ...

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01-0249 County of Waukesha v. Squire

Gene W. Squire appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating while intoxicated, first offense. He contends that the arresting officer did not have reasonable suspicion to stop his vehicle, and therefore the trial court erred in denying his motion ...

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00-4131 Grube v. Lau Industries, Inc.

“We agree with the decision of the district court that Lau’s proposed transfer of Grube from the first to the second shift, unaccompanied by any significant change in job responsibilities, pay or benefits, falls far short of constituting an adverse ...

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01-0443 State v. Meidenbauer

Kenneth S. Meidenbauer appeals from his conviction for making an illegal U-turn at a prohibited place on a highway. The location was a cross-over area connecting the eastbound and westbound lanes on I-94. These cross-overs typically have signs saying that ...

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00-2247 In Re the Marriage of: Moser v. Moser

Mary Moser appeals her divorce judgment from Bradley Moser, challenging the denial of maintenance and the valuation of Bradley’s veterinary practice. She argues that the court erroneously exercised its discretion when it denied maintenance, given the length of the marriage, ...

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00-3525-CR State v. Kundert

Barry Kundert appeals a judgment convicting him of obstructing an officer, claiming he should be granted a new trial because he was denied his constitutional right to a unanimous verdict. We agree and reverse both the judgment of conviction and ...

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01-1092 U.S. v. Havvard

“Havvard argues that fingerprint comparisons are not reliable because the government admits that the basic premise that all fingerprints are unique remains unproven, and because there are no objective standards for defining how much of a latent fingerprint is necessary ...

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00-2480-CR State v. Kaltenbach

Donald Kaltenbach appeals from a judgment of conviction, following a guilty plea, for first-degree reckless homicide, while armed, and from the circuit court order denying his postconviction motion. He argues that counsel was ineffective and that the court erroneously exercised ...

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00-1215 U.S. v. Kosth

“Although Kosth attacks the sufficiency of the evidence of sham ownership, we are satisfied that there was enough evidence in the record to support the jury’s decision to accept the government’s version of events. There was ample evidence to support ...

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00-2832, 00-2833, 00-2834 State v. Moss

Peter Moss appeals his conviction for possessing fireworks with the intent to unlawfully sell. He also challenges the trial court’s judgment forfeiting his stock of fireworks. Moss contends that the record lacks sufficient evidence for conviction. He also argues that ...

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00-3569 U.S. v. Manjarrez

“[T]he ostrich instruction itself made it clear that a defendant does not act ‘knowingly’ when he acts through ‘ignorance, mistake, or accident,’ or where ‘he was merely negligent in not discovering the truth.’ This alone might well obviate any need ...

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00-0628 State v. Schultz

Joseph Schultz appeals a judgment declaring his bar a nuisance. He also appeals an order of abatement enjoining him from operating the bar. Schultz argues that: (1) he was denied actual notice of the conduct upon which the judgment was ...

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00-2948-CR State v. Headrick

Timothy Headrick appeals a judgment convicting him of armed robbery. He argues that the trial court should have suppressed his confession because it was involuntary and it was given after he invoked his right to counsel. We reject these arguments ...

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00-4064 U.S. v. Gochis

“In this case, there is no indication that Gochis has suffered any prejudice as a result of the magistrate judge’s failure to admonish him about his right to a trial before a district judge. His primary concern was to have ...

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00-1718 State v. Leitner

“The trial court properly denied the motion because it was not supported by a preponderance of evidence showing that Leitner actually had an alibi witness which he had previously chosen to conceal. At the hearing on his motion to withdraw ...

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99-2704 State v. Lindell

“Because our decision to affirm Lindell’s conviction is at odds with State v. Ramos, 211 Wis.2d 12, 564 N.W.2d 328 (1997), which would have required an automatic reversal in any situation where the defendant used a peremptory strike to remove ...

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00-3835 U.S. v. Hemmings

“While Hemmings seeks relief under 18 U.S.C. sec. 3162(a) (1), it is clear from the plain language of the statute that his claim must fail. Section 3162(a)(1) provides: ‘If, in the case of any individual against whom a complaint is ...

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99-3328 State v. Oakley

“The effects of the nonpayment of child support on our children are particularly troubling. In addition to engendering long-term consequences such as poor health, behavioral problems, delinquency and low educational attainment, inadequate child support is a direct contributor to childhood ...

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01-1159 Piaskowski v. Bett

“The State’s meager circumstantial evidence against Piaskowski is also innocuous. The fact that Piaskowski was present in coop 9 prior to the beating and entered coop 7 after the beating, 2 or 3 minutes after Kutska and Moore, proves little ...

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