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01-3348-CR State v. Azevedo

The State appeals an order which granted Martin Azevedo’s motion to suppress evidence in this drunk driving case. The State argues that the trial court erred in suppressing all evidence gathered following Azevedo’s arrest on the grounds that the arresting ...

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02-1357-CR State v. Martinez

Luis A. Martinez appeals from a judgment of conviction entered on his guilty plea to unlawfully possessing cocaine, and from the trial court’s order denying his motion to suppress. The State, in a brief filed by the office of the ...

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01-3053-CR State v. Teague

Christopher V. Teague appeals a judgment of conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver. The only issue in this case is whether drug evidence obtained pursuant to a search of Teague’s person should have been suppressed because an ...

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01-2612-CR, 01-2613-CR State v. McManus

Thomas McManus appeals from a judgment of conviction on two felony counts of forgery, as a repeater, and one count of resisting or obstructing an officer. The issues are whether his counsel was ineffective at sentencing and whether the interstate ...

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02-0235 Zieve v. Hayes, et al.

Michael Zieve appeals a summary judgment granted in favor of Stockholm Mutual Insurance Company. Zieve argues the trial court erred by concluding that Jack Hayes’ Stockholm-issued insurance policy did not provide coverage for Zieve’s claims. We reject Zieve’s arguments and ...

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00-2754 U.S. v. Rand Motors, et al.

“Rand maintains that even if the language of the settlement agreement is not ambiguous, the letter sent by the AUSA shows that the parties contemplated interest in the settlement agreement, and that this is a rare instance where a party ...

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01-3186 City of Milwaukee v. Derynda

Thaddeus J. Derynda appeals from a judgment entered in favor of the City of Milwaukee and dismissing his counterclaim. Derynda argues that: (1) he was denied due process of law because he was not personally served with a raze order ...

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01-1355 Gray v. Briley

“We recognized in Brooks that there are some situations, such as the one the U.S. Supreme Court itself faced in Saffold, or the one we faced in Rice v. Bowen, 264 F.3d 698 (7th Cir. 2001), in which it is ...

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02-0750 Kempf v. Lilek

Melvin and Irene Kempf appeal a judgment establishing the boundary of their vacation property on Long Lake in Lincoln County. The Kempfs initiated the suit to prevent their neighbors, Michael and Jill Lilek, from further encroaching on what they believed ...

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01-3867 Perry v. McCaughtry

“The charges, the attorneys’ arguments, Perry’s own statements offered into evidence and the jury instructions as a whole all spoke in terms of Perry’s culpability on each count as a party to the crime. Thus, it was absolutely clear at ...

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01-1434 State v. Fenz

This is because the court determined that defendant needed to receive institutional sexual offender treatment and that completion of the program required at least six years’ incarceration. “In order to accomplish this very specific incarceration goal, it was necessary for ...

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02-1412 Godoski v. U.S.

“[C]oram nobis is used only in those rare situations when the defendant is no longer ‘in custody’ (rendering §2255 unavailable) yet collateral relief remains imperative to deal with lingering civil disabilities. … A person whose incarceration lies in the future ...

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01-3049 State v. Joyner

“Inexplicably, the Dissent ignores that Shelleen Joyner’s ‘alibi’ was, to use the Dissent’s word, ‘torpedoed’ by her own statements to Officer Becker. Her admission to Officer Becker that she had ‘gone to that area on the east side to visit ...

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02-0666 Gregory v. Webster

Samuel Webster appeals from the judgment entered after a bench trial awarding the plaintiff, Michael D. Gregory, Jr., $4,087.39 in damages and costs as the result of an injury that occurred on Webster’s property. Webster contends: (1) Gregory failed to ...

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01-2839 U.S. v. Costello

“The examples in the application notes to the guideline are limited to such cases, see U.S.S.G. § 2G1.1 Application Note 2, and the history and logic of prostitution offenses argue strongly for the limitation. Prostitution is a business, and when ...

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02-0097-CR State v. Mann

Timothy Shawn Mann appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury convicted him of two counts of delivery of cocaine, and one count of bail jumping. He also appeals from the trial court’s order denying his postconviction motion ...

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