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Foreclosure

WI Court of Appeals – District I Case Name: Seaway Bank and Trust Company v Dessie L. Brumfield, at al Case No.: 2015AP2451 Officials: Brennan, P.J., Kessler and Dugan, JJ. Focus: Foreclosure Dessie L. Brumfield appeals from judgments granting foreclosure ...

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Premature Dismissal – 8th Amendment Violation

Mark Weiss, a Wisconsin inmate, claims in this suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that Department of Corrections employees failed to prevent a February 26, 2014, assault by his cellmate that resulted in a broken ankle for Weiss, and that they left his broken ankle untreated for months in violation of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which of course forbids cruel and unusual punishments.

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Title VII

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for employers subject to the Act to discriminate on the basis of a person’s “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin … .” 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a).

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Sex Offender Registration

In Nichols v. United States, 136 S.Ct. 1113 (2016), the Supreme Court held that a sex offender was not required under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), 18 U.S.C. § 2250, to update his registration in the state where he had been residing, after he left his home and moved to a new place.

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Constitutionality

This Court’s review is limited to whether §518 is unconstitutional as applied to the particular pricing scheme that, before this Court, petitioners have argued they seek to employ: a single-sticker regime, in which merchants post a cash price and an additional credit card surcharge

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8th Amendment

By rejecting the habeas court’s application of medical guidance and by following the Briseno standard, including the nonclinical Briseno factors, the CCA’s decision does not comport with the Eighth Amendment and this Court’s precedents

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

This appeal concerns defense counsel’s failure prior to trial to request that the State produce a written list that M.R.W., the child victim of an alleged sexual assault by Karl Nichols, had presented at the conclusion of a second forensic interview, and which M.R.W. said was “things that ... I changed from the [first forensic] interview” three months earlier.

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Zoning Violation

The Town of Mukwonago appeals from a judgment and two orders which held ALH Irrevocable Trust and Ralinda L. Howard in contempt for violating a stipulation and a provision of the Town’s zoning code by having “kept” more than seven horses on ALH’s property on three occasions.

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