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Case Digests

May 12, 2024

Recommitment- Involuntary Medication

Richard appeals orders for his recommitment and for his involuntary medication, entered pursuant to WIS. STAT. §§ 51.20 and 51.61(1)(g)3., respectively.

May 12, 2024

Postconviction Motion for Resentencing

Randy Keith Scott appeals from a judgment of conviction for one count of second-degree sexual assault of a child and one count of incest, and an order of the circuit court denying his postconviction motion for resentencing without a hearing.

May 12, 2024

Punitive Damages Statute

Pabst Brewing Company (Pabst) appeals from the judgment entered upon a jury’s verdict finding it in violation of the safe place statute and liable for approximately $6.9 million in compensatory and punitive damages for the injury and death of Gerald Lorbiecki from mesothelioma resulting from asbestos exposure.

May 12, 2024

Employment Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued under Title VII alleging employment discrimination against black employees of Village at Hamilton Pointe, LLC, a long-term care facility in Indiana.

May 12, 2024

Sentencing Guidelines- First Step Act of 2018

Colon, currently serving a life sentence for involvement in a continuing criminal enterprise (CCE) as per 21 U.S.C. § 848(a), appealed the rejection of his motion for a reduced sentence under § 404 of the First Step Act of 2018.

May 12, 2024

Insurance Claim

Maria and Jose Jimenez were involved in a car accident with Stephen Kiefer.

May 12, 2024

Post-Conviction Relief

In 1996, Pope received a conviction for murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

May 12, 2024

Disability Benefits Claim-ERISA

Artz, employed as an electric distribution controller at WEC Energy Group, retired due to multiple sclerosis (MS) and sought long-term disability benefits from a plan managed by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company.

May 12, 2024

Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

It was alleged that Jerome and Shaun Cohen through their companies, EquityBuild, Inc., and EquityBuild Finance, LLC (EBF), orchestrated a real estate Ponzi scheme spanning from 2010 to 2018.

May 12, 2024

Safer at Home Order-First Amendment

Denis Navratil, his spouse Dimple Navratil, and their enterprise, Dimple’s LLC, sued City of Racine and Mayor Cory Mason, along with a defamation claim against Mayor Mason.

May 12, 2024

Bankruptcy-Trustee’s Fee

Johnson sought bankruptcy relief under Chapter 13, adhering to a proposed repayment plan by making payments to bankruptcy trustee Marilyn O. Marshall.

May 12, 2024


John Doe, a student faced expulsion from Loyola University Chicago following the university's determination that he had engaged in non-consensual sexual activity with another student, Jane Roe.


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