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01-1391 U.S. v. Curtis

“Curtis, the government, the court, and the jury knew of the tape and knew that it was completely blank during the trial. Moreover, even had it been newly discovered, it would not have been material to his defense. Curtis claims ...

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01-1995-CR State v. Avery

Shawn E. Avery appeals a judgment of conviction for possession of marijuana. Avery pled no contest to the offense after the trial court denied his motion to suppress evidence. Avery challenges this ruling on appeal. Avery argues that (1) the ...

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01-2554 U.S. v. McGee

“The district court found that McGee had left his apartment once the officers began knocking upon his front door. Rather than move towards the door (and avoid forcible entry), McGee exited the apartment and began to ascend the stairs of ...

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01-0877-CR State v. Massey

Airry Massey appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after he pled guilty to one count of felony murder, as a party to a crime. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for resentencing, or in the ...

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01-1903 U.S. v. Smith

“The informant’s statement in our case bears at least as many indicia of reliability as the informant’s statement in Berthiaume. First, in the present case, Goodlow’s testimony supported the informant’s statement. Next, the informant in our case told Detective Pointer ...

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01-1564-CR State v. Sendejo

Kevin L. Sendejo appeals from a judgment, an amended judgment, and an order denying his motion to modify his sentence. Sendejo claims that the corrected judgment is invalid because it was not ordered by the trial court and the sentence ...

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00-4272 U.S. v. Hirsch

“The severity of his illness and the circumstances of its contraction are highly unusual features of the case that is likely to take it outside the Guidelines’ ‘heartland.’ See Koon, 518 U.S. at 95. Further, Hirsch’s illness is not a ...

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01-0251 Stockton, et al. v. Haselow, et al.

Michael Haack, by his guardian ad litem, and Michael and Jean Stockton (collectively, Stockton) appeal from a judgment dismissing their medical malpractice and related claims against Dr. William Haselow and the Wisconsin Patients’ Compensation Fund (Dr. Haselow). On appeal, Stockton ...

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01-1511-CR State v. Schreiber

Aaron O. Schreiber appeals from a judgment of conviction for taking and driving a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Schreiber makes two arguments: (1) that the sentencing court imposed an ...

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01-0860-CR State v. Gray

James E. Gray appeals from a judgment entered after a bench trial, convicting him of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Gray also appeals from the trial court’s ...

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01-1677-CR State v. Schulteis

Michael Schulteis appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion alleging ineffective assistance of counsel. He claims ...

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01-3202 Herrnreiter v. CHA

“A court of appeals has the authority to implement a settlement reached while the case is on appeal. See Fed. R. App. P. 33. But first the court must know the settlement’s terms. When the parties do not agree on ...

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01-1489 State v. Simmons

In these consolidated cases, Frankie Wardell Simmons, pro se, appeals from the circuit court order denying his petition for a writ of error coram nobis. He argues that the court erred in denying his petition. We affirm. This opinion will ...

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01-2022 U.S. v. Warren

“Whether Mr. Warren touched the teller’s back with the gun or whether he simply came close to touching her is not an important distinction for purposes of determining the applicability of the enhancement. Although something more than a general display ...

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00-3764 U.S. v. Senffner (56576)

“The purpose of the SEC’s initial proceeding, investigating the securities law violations of Lauer, Senffner, and CCI, was not solely to investigate those violations for the sake of exposing them, but also to identify and recover CHA funds involved in ...

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00-0043 Bruzas v. Quezada-Garcia

“We conclude that Underwriters’ Plan Administrator’s determination that Underwriters was entitled to subrogation from American Family for expenses paid on behalf of the Bruzas family was not unreasonable and, therefore, we are bound by it.” Judgment affirmed. Recommended for publication ...

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01-2395-CR State v. Pigman

Boyd Pigman appeals from a judgment convicting him after a bench trial for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OWI), second offense. He contends that the Informing the Accused form read to him after he ...

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01-1428-CR State v. Clairmore

Larry Clairmore appeals from a judgment convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, (OWI), second offense, and an order denying his motion to suppress. Clairmore contends that the arresting officer lacked both reasonable ...

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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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