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Sentencing Guidelines – Expunction

This is a review of a published decision of the court of appeals, State v. Arberry, 2017 WI App 26, 375 Wis. 2d 179, 895 N.W.2d 100, affirming the Fond du Lac County circuit court’s denial of Diamond J. Arberry's ("Arberry") postconviction motion seeking expunction pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 973.015 (2013-14)3 vis-à-vis sentence modification under Wis. Stat. § 809.30(2)(h).

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Statutory Interpretation – Non-solicitation of Employees Provision

This is a review of a published decision of the court of appeals reversing a judgment of the Circuit Court, Manitowoc County, Gary L. Bendix, Judge. The circuit court granted the motion of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., the plaintiff, for summary judgment and denied the cross-motion for summary judgment of the defendant, John M. Lanning.

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Sentencing Guidelines

A grand jury indicted Rick E. Brown and Mary C. Talaga with one count of conspiracy to commit health-care fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1349, six counts of health-care fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1347, and three counts of falsifying a matter or providing false statements, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1035(a).

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Fourth Amendment Violation

We are asked to decide whether the police violated Frederick S. Smith's Fourth Amendment rights when a police officer asked for his driver's license during a traffic stop even though reasonable suspicion for the stop dissipated as the officer approached the car, or when the police officer opened the passenger door after being told the driver's door and window were broken.

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