Quantcast
Home / Case Digests (page 820) /

Case Digests

01-3009 U.S. v. Chay

“By focusing on his personal ‘gain’ rather than the calculation of the victims’ loss, Mr. Chay fails to address the real issue posed by the statutory scheme: whether the district court’s calculation of the amount of loss Mr. Chay caused ...

Read More »

01-0867-CR State v. Howard

Chris Howard appeals orders denying his motions for sentence modification and reconsideration. Howard claims the State failed to present sufficient evidence to prove that he was a repeater and that defense counsel performed ineffectively by failing to bring the omission ...

Read More »

01-1467 State v. Venturedyne Ltd.

Venturedyne Ltd. appeals from an order finding it in contempt for violation of its obligation under a stipulation to construct an impermeable cap for a large industrial waste disposal site. Venturedyne claims: (1) the trial court erred in making the ...

Read More »

01-0988-CR State v. White Eagle

Larry White Eagle appeals a judgment convicting him of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He claims the trial court should have allowed him to withdraw his guilty plea prior to the imposition of his sentence. We disagree and affirm. ...

Read More »

01-0355-CR State v. Dion

Ronald Dion appeals from a set of judgments convicting him of burglary, aggravated battery, and two counts of interfering with the custody of the other parent. Dion challenges the trial court’s exclusion of a prior consistent statement he made to ...

Read More »

01-1500 State v. Dantzler

Jermaine V. Dantzler appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of one count of first-degree reckless homicide. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Dantzler claims that he is entitled to a new ...

Read More »

99-2189 State v. Dunlap

“In the present case, the acts that Dunlap seeks to admit are not even close to the type of act he is accused of committing. Dunlap is alleged to have committed an act of finger-to-vagina sexual contact with possible digital ...

Read More »

00-3027-CR State v. Sobish

Linda Sobish appeals a judgment convicting her of second-degree murder based on the death of an infant in her care over 20 years ago. The sole issue on appeal is whether the jury should have been instructed on the lesser-included ...

Read More »

99-3266 State v. Rizzo

Only if the circuit court determines on remand that the defendant was entitled to a psychological examination is a new trial necessary. “We agree with the court of appeals that Dr. Pucci’s testimony made the requisite comparison between D.F.’s behavior ...

Read More »

01-0064 Setunsky v. Gallagher, et al.

Karen and Todd Setunsky appeal a summary judgment dismissing their damages claim against Claim Management Services, Inc. (“CMS”), Ansul Incorporated, Grinnell Corporation Medical and Dental Plan, Tyco Laboratories, Inc. and Employee Benefit Trust (collectively “the managed care defendants”). The Setunskys ...

Read More »

01-2933-FT Barron County v. Buchner

Vicki Buchner appeals from an order denying her motion to suppress and a judgment convicting her of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration. Buchner claims ...

Read More »

00-853 Porter v. Nussle

In the prison environment, a specific incident may be symptomatic of a systemic problem, rather than aberrational. Nussle urges that his case could be placed in the isolated episode category, but he might equally urge that his complaint describes a ...

Read More »

01-1516 Jefferson County v. Marcelle

Jesse A. Marcelle appeals a judgment of the circuit court finding him guilty of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration. Marcelle contends the court erred ...

Read More »

00-1853 Swierkiewicz v. Sorema N.A.

The McDonnell Douglas framework-which requires the plaintiff to show (1) membership in a protected group, (2) qualification for the job in question, (3) an adverse employment action, and (4) circumstances supporting an inference of discrimination-is an evidentiary standard, not a ...

Read More »

01-1764 Bauer v. Village of DeForest

Susan Bauer appeals an order which dismissed her declaratory relief action against the Village of DeForest and assessed attorney fees against her for pursuing a frivolous action. In recent years, the Village has issued several orders requiring Bauer to remove ...

Read More »

01-2718-CR State v. Sefton

Richard A. Sefton pled no contest to operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration. He appeals his conviction, contending that the trial court erred when it denied his motion to suppress. Sefton claims that deputy James Armstrong ...

Read More »