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00-4180 U.S. v. Lane

“Physical control over a gun is remarkably easy to effect. Once the gun is in the defendant’s hands he need only pull the trigger, an act which can be completed in a split second and which is controlled and influenced ...

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01-0402 Celebration Excursions Inc. v. Azar

Marsha Azar appeals from a judgment and an order entered after the trial court granted Celebration Excursions, Inc.’s motion for default judgment. Azar contends the trial court erred because: (1) the complaint was insufficient to support the default judgment; and ...

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00-3446-CR State v. Myartt

Larry Woodrow Myartt appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of one count of robbery with use of force. He claims that the trial court erred when it denied his motion to suppress based on an ...

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00-3202-CR State v. John

John Robert John appeals his amended judgment of conviction for burglary, party to a crime, requiring him to pay restitution in the amount of $27,980. He also appeals an order denying his motion to enjoin the entry of the restitution ...

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01-1192-CR State v. Flores

Gilberto Flores, pro se, appeals from an order dated April 13, 2001, denying his post-conviction motion for sentence credit for one month and 26 days of earned good time credit. Flores contends that the trial court erred in applying Wis. ...

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00-3334 State v. Wenk

“The differences of opinion between the doctors and the trial court lay with their prediction of Wenk’s likely behavior when released. The trial court remarked that, although Wenk had not abused drugs for ten years, his sexual assaults were directly ...

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00-0915 Schultz v. Sykes, et al.

“There are few, if any, functions of a circuit court more vital in maintaining its dignity or accomplishing the purposes of its existence than ensuring the truthful disclosure of facts. When parties attempt to influence witnesses to lie under oath, ...

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00-3182 Schultz v. Trascher

Barbara Trascher appeals from a judgment entered following a court trial dismissing Suzanne Schultz’s claims for adverse possession and prescriptive easement, but concluding that the fence Trascher erected on her own property constituted a private nuisance. The trial court concluded ...

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01-1155 Kepple v. Massanari

“The ALJ’s conclusion that Kepple is not disabled is supported by the opinion of the medical expert, as well as two ophthalmologists. In addition, the fact that Kepple is able to drive a car, watch television, and take care of ...

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01-0748-FT Belisle v. Belisle

Paul Belisle appeals a judgment of foreclosure entered in favor of his mother, Shirley Belisle. He argues that the court erroneously (1) applied the statute of frauds; (2) found that he was in default in making land contract payments; and ...

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00-3544 Purdy v. Cap Gemini American Inc.

Even though plaintiff’s request for attorneys’ fees is based on a contract, not on a statute, and the request in Hartman v. Winnebago Cty., 216 Wis.2d 419 (1998) was made pursuant to 42 U.S.C. sec. 1988, which specifically provides that ...

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01-0238-CR State v. Scheiwe

Michael Scheiwe appeals from a judgment of conviction for 14 counts of criminal nonsupport. Scheiwe argues that 12 of the counts should be dismissed because they are barred by the statute of limitations or the doctrine of laches. He also ...

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