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00-1971 Alverio v. Sam's Warehouse Club, Inc.

“[L]awyers are given considerable leeway in formulating a gender-neutral rationale for jury strikes. … Here, in addition to identifying unique factors that only affected the three struck jurors – unemployment, participation as a plaintiff in a lawsuit, and employment in ...

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00-763 Pollard v. E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co.

“In the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Congress determined that victims of employment discrimination were entitled to additional remedies. Congress expressly found that ‘additional remedies under Federal law are needed to deter unlawful harassment and intentional discrimination in the workplace,’ ...

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00-2791 State v. Mata

“Mata argues that the trial court was erroneous in finding a factual basis for her forgery pleas because she contends that her conduct did not rise to the level of forgery. Mata claims that her use of aliases when opening ...

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00-2864 State v. Steele

“Here, the trial court determined that despite Steele’s qualifications under 302.045(2), the seriousness of his offenses precluded his participation in the program. We cannot say that this constituted a misuse of the trial court’s broad sentencing discretion. We therefore affirm ...

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00-1820 Behrndt v. Behrndt, et al.

Patrick Behrndt appeals from the denial of his motion for relief from the trial court’s judgment dismissing Patrick and approving the settlement as to all other parties. The issue on appeal is whether the trial court erroneously exercised its discretion ...

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00-1844 Sabel v. Rosenthal, et al.

Martin E. Rosenthal appeals from a judgment entered in his favor, granting his motion to reopen and vacate a default judgment that Dawn M. and Johnnie D. Sabel secured against Rosenthal on Aug. 25, 1987. Rosenthal challenges only that part ...

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00-391 Florida v. Thomas

“To deny review here would not necessarily cause Florida to go to trial without the suppressed evidence with further appeal barred in the event of an acquittal or the federal claim mooted in the event of a conviction. The state ...

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00-1780 State ex rel. Bridges v. Berge

Jimmy Bridges appeals from an order dismissing his certiorari petition and finding the petition frivolous. Because the circuit court did not state any reasons for its conclusions, we reverse and remand for further proceedings. This opinion will not be published. ...

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00-1777-CR State v. Koeppen

Thomas W. Koeppen appeals from a judgment of conviction of bail jumping as a habitual criminal and from an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Koeppen argues that the evidence adduced at trial was insufficient and that he was ...

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00-4180 U.S. v. Lane

“People who commit that offense may end up committing another, and violent, offense, such as robbing a bank at gunpoint, but that doesn’t make the possession offense violent. Otherwise we would have to say that the offense of driving a ...

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00-1774 State v. Shea

Daniel Shea appeals from the trial court’s order denying his motion for postconviction relief brought pursuant to Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000). Shea raises several issues addressing the prosecutor’s alleged failure to provide him with discovery materials. We affirm. This ...

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00-3629 U.S. v. Jefferson

“Even assuming the confidential informant would testify as Jefferson claims he would, Jefferson has not shown that such testimony would be particularly significant to his defense. Unlike the defendant in [U.S. v. Bender, 5 F.3d 267 (7th Cir. 1993)], Jefferson’s ...

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00-3413-CR State v. Peterson

Larry Peterson appeals a conviction for second-degree sexual assault. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. Peterson argues that he should be granted a new trial in the interest of justice because the real controversy was not fully tried. ...

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00-1970-CR State v. Suslick

Anthony A. Suslick appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when it refused to allow Suslick to withdraw his pleas. Because there is support in ...

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00-3569-FT Wildeck Inc., v. Cousar, et al.

Wildeck Inc. appeals from a judgment dismissing its complaint for lack of personal jurisdiction over Thomas J. Cousar and Cousar Painting Company Inc. (collectively, Cousar). The issue on appeal is whether the exercise of personal jurisdiction over Cousar would offend ...

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00-3150-CR State v. Kingsfield

Tyler J. Kingsfield appeals his convictions for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration. His argument on appeal is that first, there was insufficient evidence to convict him of the ...

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00-1420-CR State v. Messner

Patricia K. Messner appeals her conviction for operating under the influence, second offense, with a minor passenger under the age of 16 in the motor vehicle. She contends that there was no probable cause for her arrest, that the trial ...

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99-2317Tayborn v. Scott

“Tayborn argues that several inconsistencies in his testimony rendered his testimony perjurious and that the prosecution should have known it was perjurious. However, Tayborn only points to collateral inconsistencies in Murchinson’s testimony like: 1) whether he heard a noise before ...

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