Quantcast
Home / Case Digests (page 848) /

Case Digests

00-2902 In re: Dennis E. Carlson, Debtor

“The Bankruptcy Code requires the debtor to list as assets of the estate in bankruptcy ‘all legal or equitable interests of the debtor in property as of the commencement of the case.’ 11 U.S.C. sec. 541(a). The term ‘legal or ...

Read More »

00-2940 Pederson v. Anibas

Jerry Anibas appeals a judgment awarding Linda Pederson $39,500 on her unjust enrichment claim. He argues that the trial court’s findings were clearly erroneous. He further argues that the trial court erroneously included certain assets and refused to address his ...

Read More »

01-0284-CR State v. Fitzl

Jessie Fitzl appeals his judgment of conviction for substantial battery. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Fitzl claims: (1) the trial court erroneously exercised its discretion by excluding evidence of events that took place outside the ...

Read More »

00-3076-CR State v. Spaulding

Rhonda Spaulding appeals from the judgment convicting her of first-degree sexual assault. Spaulding argues that the bindover should not have occurred because the child-victim’s videotape, the primary evidence used against Spaulding at the preliminary hearing, was improperly admitted. She also ...

Read More »

01-0798-CRLV State v. Everts

Chad Everts contends that the prosecutor in this case, assistant district attorney Shelly Rusch, intentionally provoked a mistrial because her case was going badly and, therefore, that double jeopardy attached such that it was error for the trial court to ...

Read More »

01-1314 U.S. v. Quilling

“Mr. Quilling argues that he was unduly prejudiced because the Government argued, and the jury possibly inferred, that Mr. Quilling possessed the gun because he possessed the bullets and vice versa. However, ‘”prejudice requiring severance is not shown if evidence ...

Read More »

00-3017-CR State v. Gray

Tony J. Gray appeals from the judgment convicting him of one count of first-degree reckless homicide while using a dangerous weapon, as a party to the crime, and two counts of recklessly endangering safety while using a dangerous weapon, as ...

Read More »

01-0657-CR State v. Kokke

Albert Gerald Kokke appeals from a judgment of conviction for fourth-degree sexual assault. Kokke argues that the trial court erred when it barred his proffered character witnesses from testifying. We uphold the court’s ruling and affirm the judgment. This opinion ...

Read More »

00-2724-CR State v. Lor

Zong Lor appeals from a judgment convicting him of being a party to the crimes of first-degree reckless homicide by use of a dangerous weapon and attempted first-degree reckless injury by use of a dangerous weapon, and also from an ...

Read More »

99-2306 ABKA Limited Partnership v. DNR

“The DNR may allow individuals to place docks in the water for access and reasonable use of the water by issuing permits but may not allow the passing of title to the water… Navigable waters unquestionably belong to the people, ...

Read More »

00-2900, 01-0319 State v. Brycki

Steven W. Brycki appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of driving with a prohibited blood-alcohol concentration, and from the trial court’s order revoking his privilege to drive an automobile for two years as a consequence ...

Read More »

00-3073 State v. Giminski

“Even sliding inside Giminski’s shoes, and even allowing for a father’s extraordinarily strong urge to protect his child, we see absolutely nothing that established a basis for any reasonable belief justifying Giminski’s conduct. He knew the lawfulness of the agents’ ...

Read More »

01-0054-CR State v. Senn

LeRoy Senn appeals his judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, third offense. Senn argues that: (1) the trial court erred by denying Senn’s motion to dismiss at the conclusion of the ...

Read More »

01-0116 State v. Peterson

“In order to resolve the statute’s ambiguity in the context of this fact situation, we consider the legislative history which the court discussed in Martin. As the court there explained, prior to the last major amendment of the statute in ...

Read More »

01-0470-FT City of Eau Claire v. Langenfeld

Kimberly Langenfeld appeals her conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OWI). The sole issue on appeal is whether the arresting officer had reasonable suspicion to detain Langenfeld in order to perform field sobriety ...

Read More »

00-2546-CR State v. Rodriguez

“We have held that a suspect may not walk away from an officer conducting a Terry stop, and that the officer may restrain any suspect who attempts to do so. State v. Goyer, 157 Wis. 2d 532, 538, 460 N.W.2d ...

Read More »

01-0474 County of Dunn v. Trainor

Gerald Trainor appeals from a judgment convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). The circuit court found Trainor guilty of these charges after it denied his motion to suppress evidence gathered by police after his arrest. The ...

Read More »

01-0065-CR State v. Marquardt

“[T]he State admits that the facts recited in the affidavits are ‘scant,’ but argues that they are not so thin as to be insufficient for probable cause. The State points to several facts in the affidavits: (1) Mary’s telephone was ...

Read More »

01-0421-CR State v. Dickey

Sammy J. Dickey appeals his judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration. Dickey argues that the trial court erred when it allowed blood test results to ...

Read More »

00-3390-CR State v. Ortiz

“While we recognize that the police were the agents of the city, the fact remains that it was the police, not the city, who were the direct and actual victims of Ortiz’s crimes. Ortiz did not threaten to injure the ...

Read More »

01-0733-CR, 01-0734-CR State v. Highman

Thomas Highman appeals two judgments of conviction, one for operating a motor vehicle after revocation, fifth offense, and one for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, sixth offense, and the orders denying his motions for postconviction relief. He contends that ...

Read More »

00-2924 Watertronics Inc. v. Flanagan's Inc.

Watertronics Inc. appeals from a judgment entered after the trial court granted Flanagan’s Inc.’s motion to dismiss based on lack of personal jurisdiction. Watertronics claims that the trial court erred as a matter of law in concluding that it did ...

Read More »