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Case Digests

May 6, 2024

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Resentencing

Hill appealed his conviction for first-degree reckless injury and physical abuse of a child, arguing that he was sentenced based on inaccurate information regarding the severity of the victim's injuries and that he received ineffective assistance of counsel.

May 6, 2024

Suppression of Evidence-DNA Analysis

Raymand Vannieuwenhoven appeals from a judgment convicting him, following a jury trial, of two counts of first-degree murder.

May 6, 2024

Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act

Asif Sayeed and three related healthcare firms were found culpable for breaching the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, leading to a nearly $6 million judgment.

May 6, 2024

International Child Abduction Remedies Act

Asli Baz, a German citizen, initiated legal action under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA) to compel Anthony Patterson, a U.S. citizen, to return their six-year-old son, A.P., from Illinois to Germany.

May 6, 2024

Tax

Scott and Gayla Moore, a married couple, sought a tax credit under Section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code for research expenses incurred during the 2014 and 2015 tax years.

May 6, 2024

Unfair Sales Act

Twelve gas stations located in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area alleged that Costco Wholesale Corporation violated a Wisconsin law prohibiting the sale of gasoline below a statutorily defined cost.

May 6, 2024

Equal Pay-Sex Discrimination

Rongere, a former Diversity Procurement Officer for the City of Rockford, Illinois, filed a lawsuit against the city following her termination from employment, alleging that she had been subjected to overwork and unequal pay compared to her male counterparts, attributing her termination to her vocalization of this inequality.

May 6, 2024

Sentencing Guidelines

Thomas Brooks, II pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

May 6, 2024

Sentencing Guidelines

Feeney, a convicted felon, faced charges of unlawfully possessing two pistols and carrying explosives, specifically modified fireworks shells, during the commission of the felony.

May 6, 2024

Sentencing Guidelines-Armed Career Criminal Act

Denny Anderson was convicted in 2012 for possessing a firearm as a felon, stemming from an incident where he fired at an individual while using racial slurs.

May 6, 2024

Due Process- Deliberate Indifference to Unjust Imprisonment

Sabo’s probation term exceeded the maximum limit prescribed by Wisconsin law.

May 6, 2024

Post-Conviction Petition-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

In 2014, Allan Kustok was convicted of the murder of his wife, Anita "Jeannie" Kustok. Kustok asserted that his wife had either accidentally shot herself or taken her own life.

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