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01-0263 State v. Meeks

“The court’s consideration of the lay testimony was particularly appropriate in this case where, as appellate counsel concedes, Meeks ‘can relate facts regarding his crime and can even answer questions about the historical facts,’ but where, appellate counsel asserts, Meeks ...

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01-1623 B&W Properties v. Omeziri, et al.

Arthur Browne appeals from a judgment granting a Writ of Restitution evicting him from apartment #1 located at 2705 West Courtland Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Browne claims the trial court erred by issuing the writ even though the landlord failed to ...

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01-0612 State v. Edwards

“We also recognize, however, that there is a significant liberty interest at risk with respect to repeater sentence enhancements and that it is important that enhanced penalties be based on prior convictions that actually exist….. We therefore limit our holding ...

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01-1207-CR State v. Miller

Jon Miller appeals a judgment convicting him of possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a felon, both as a repeat offender. He argues that the trial court should have suppressed the evidence seized at his home pursuant ...

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01-1703 State v. Dentici

“Dentici reported to jail on the same day that he was sentenced, was turned away due to overcrowding, and was, therefore, at liberty through no fault of his own. Accordingly, he is entitled to sentence credit for the intervening period ...

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01-0414-CR State v. Morris

Michael L. Morris appeals from the judgment of conviction, following his guilty plea to sexual exploitation of a child, and from the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. In a series of somewhat vague and disjointed arguments, Morris contends ...

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01-1403 State v. Marshall

This is so because even though the implied consent statute provides an incentive for voluntary chemical testing, i.e. not facing civil refusal procedures and automatic revocation, voluntary testing is not the exclusive means that blood, urine or breath samples may ...

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99-3354-W State ex rel. Seibert v. Macht

“Respondents Phillip Macht and the Circuit Court for Outagamie County move this court for reconsideration of its opinion in State ex rel. Seibert v. Macht, 2001 WI 67, 244 Wis.2d 378, 627 N.W.2d 881, for the limited purpose of revising ...

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00-3524 State v. Wallace

“The record before us contains no evidence that police created a coercive atmosphere in order to obtain Wallace’s consent, nor is there any evidence that they misrepresented their purpose or authority in making the request to search. … “Finally, in ...

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01-1550 Campbell v. Smith, et al.

Gary Campbell, a prison inmate, appeals from an order dismissing his action against Jerry Smith Jr., and Fred Melendez, two members of the Wisconsin Parole Commission. His complaint sought damages in tort for the respondents’ alleged violation of his due ...

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01-0871 Richards v. Gamble

Harlan Richards appeals pro se from a circuit court order dismissing his claims against Jane Gamble, the warden of Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution (KMCI). Richards alleges that Gamble violated rules of the Department of Corrections when the prison refused to ...

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01-2323-CR State v. Holman

Dan E. Holman appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of bail jumping. He claims that the bail condition imposed violated his constitutional right to free speech. Because the bail condition imposed a reasonable and necessary ...

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01-1802 U.S. v. Rietzke

“Rietzke argues that he should have been punished under the misdemeanor provision, rather than the felony provision, because Congress intended that firearms dealers be punished more leniently than non-dealers who also violate the statute and thus limited prosecutorial discretion by ...

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01-1785 Malin, et al. v. Knipfer

Randel and Wanda Knipfer appeal a judgment granting declaratory relief to Thomas and Barbara Malin and Thomas and Amy Gallagher. The dispute concerns the scope of the Malins’ easement across property belonging to the Knipfers. The court ruled that title ...

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01-1173 Gold v. City of Adams

“In order to interpret the statute as Gold requests us to do, we would have to rewrite the statute as: ‘Such salaries when so fixed may be increased but no part may be decreased by the council without a previous ...

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01-1318 Mueller, et al. v. Sentry Insurance, et al.

Stephen L. Wender and Sentry Insurance, defendants and third-party plaintiffs in the circuit court, appeal from an order granting summary judgment to the third-party defendant, Helena Mendrok, and dismissing Wender’s third-party complaint against her. Wender and Sentry argue that summary ...

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01-2251 & 01-2252 Lewis v. Sullivan

“Although Congress must act rationally when deciding which litigants must contribute toward the costs of the judicial system, we have already held, see Zehner v. Trigg, 133 F.3d 459 (7th Cir. 1997), that it is within the legislative power to ...

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