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01-1170-FT In Re the Marriage of Peters v. Peters

Michelle Peters appeals her divorce judgment. She challenges the property division, arguing that the trial court erroneously valued her former husband, Joseph’s, interest in a family corporation at zero, when the undisputed book value was $279,000. She also argues that ...

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00-3427 Konrady v. Bremer Insurance Agencies Inc.

Bremer Insurance Agencies Inc. appeals from a judgment in favor of Dona and Melvin Konrady and from an order denying its post-trial motion. A jury determined that insurance agent Gregory Romanofsky, Bremer’s employee, negligently failed to procure adequate replacement cost ...

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00-2748 Frey, et al. v. EPA, et al.

“‘Complete’ could mean not only that the planned cleanup procedures have been carried out but also that all subsequent monitoring has ceased. On the other hand, it might mean, more modestly, that the remediation measures are finished, but that occasional ...

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00-1138 Pangman, et al. v. King, et al.

Richard King appeals judgments entered in favor of Mary Schmitt and William Pangman on their claims against King for conversion and misrepresentation. King’s complaints are that the damages awarded by the jury were improper because the jury miscalculated the proper ...

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01-1635 Dixon v. Massanari

“Here, ALJ Kelly decided not to give Voss’ opinion controlling weight because she seriously doubted its credibility. We do not overturn an ALJ’s credibility determinations unless they are ‘patently wrong.’ See id. at 887. ALJ Kelly determined that Voss was ...

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01-0838-CR State v. Garner

Terrance A. Garner appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of first-degree reckless homicide, while using a dangerous weapon, as party to a crime. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Garner claims: ...

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00-2270-CR State v. Jackson

La’Shone Jackson appeals from a judgment of conviction. The issue is whether the court erred in denying his request for a continuance on the day of trial. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist I, Milwaukee County, McMahon, ...

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00-2598-CR State v. Settles

Antonio Settles appeals a judgment of conviction and an order denying his postconviction motion. The issues are whether the circuit court erred by admitting certain evidence as an excited utterance, whether trial counsel was ineffective for not objecting when this ...

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00-3052 U.S. v. Walker

“It is clear that Walker was in physical pain (not many people find vomiting too comfortable). But whether the physical pain was so acute as to make his confession involuntary depends on the underlying facts of the situation. The district ...

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01-1095-CR State v. Robinson

Gregory Robinson appeals his convictions by a jury of intimidating a victim, criminal damage to property, and disorderly conduct. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. In his postconviction motion, Robinson raised and again raises on appeal, three arguments. ...

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00-3884 U.S. v. Harris

“The prosecutor’s comment was made in the context of an assessment of Young’s explanation of the tape recorded conversation. In the interest of presenting the complete picture, the prosecution introduced both the tapes and Young’s testimonial explanation as to what ...

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00-4208, 01-1882 U.S. v. Maro

“Maro committed eight robberies in 1989, six in Illinois and two in Wisconsin. He was charged in both the Northern District of Illinois and the Western District of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin case was transferred to Illinois, pursuant to Rule 20 ...

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