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00-1231 Town of Beloit v. County of Rock

“Moreover, a review of statutory law leads us to conclude that the legislature has considered and approved of municipal bodies acting in the dual role of subdivider and reviewing authority. … Finally, affidavits submitted by the Town indicate that it ...

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00-3148-CR State v. Zei

Matthew Zei appeals a judgment convicting him of theft by a contractor and an order denying his postconviction motion. Zei argues that his trial counsel was ineffective because he urged Zei not to testify and that this court should grant ...

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00-2476 Gasper, a minor v. Parbs

“Wisconsin Stat. sec. 174.02(1)(b) provides double damages when the owner of an injury-causing dog was ‘notified or knew that the dog previously injured or caused injury to a person, livestock or property.’ This language is plain and unambiguous. If construed ...

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00-3418-CR State v. White

Jeffrey White appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether White should have been allowed to withdraw his plea prior to sentencing. Because we conclude that the circuit court properly denied White’s motion ...

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01-0480-CR State v. Minniecheske

Donald Minniecheske appeals pro se from an order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 motion seeking postconviction relief. Because Minniecheske failed to provide a sufficient reason explaining why he did not raise the issues in his original postconviction motion or ...

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01-0331-CR, 01-1405-CR State v. Johnson

Sarah Johnson appeals from a judgment convicting her of first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime, and an order denying her postconviction relief. The trial court sentenced her to life in prison with a parole eligibility date twenty-eight years from ...

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01-2097 U.S. v. Rogers

“The Anarchist’s Cookbook also was introduced at trial. The prosecutor treated its title as significant and read the jury some passages in addition to those about building silencers. Rogers’s trial lawyer did not object, but on appeal Rogers contends that ...

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01-1501-FT Taff, et al. v. Town of Burke

Dennis Taff, Daniel Gartner and Mansion Realty appeal a summary judgment that dismissed their appeal from a special assessment levied against them by the Town of Burke for water mains installed along their respective properties in the Taff Subdivision. They ...

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00-1892 Mathis v. Phillips Chevrolet Inc.

“According to an offer of proof Phillips made just before the trial began, there were significant irregularities in Mathis’ applications at these other dealerships. In one case, when the dealership offered Mathis an interview, Mathis left and never returned. In ...

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00-2732 Mueller, et al. v. Kearns

Diana M. Kearns, pro se, appeals from a judgment entered after a bench trial. Kearns argues that the trial court erred when it: (1) denied her claim for an abatement of water run-off; (2) ordered her to asphalt a portion ...

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00-1603 Lalvani v. Cook County, Illinois

“While no reasonable jury could conclude on this record that Coleman’s decision to terminate Lalvani was motivated by Lalvani’s ethnicity or his having filed a discrimination complaint in 1989, there are other kinds of ’cause’ that are still relevant to ...

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01-1204-FT Jevic Enterprises Inc., et al. v. Schultz

Arlo and Loran Schultz appeal from a judgment granting injunctive relief to Jevic Enterprises Inc., and the Nevada Heights Homeowner’s Association, Inc. The court concluded that the Schultzes’ residence violated a restrictive covenant of the Nevada Heights Subdivision, and ordered ...

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00-2592 Rivera v. Vandeboom, et al.

Beth T. Vandeboom and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (collectively, “State Farm”) appeal from a circuit court judgment, following a jury trial, awarding Miguel A. Rivera $548,312.23 in damages for injuries he suffered in a collision between the motorcycle ...

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01-0472-CR State v. Nichols

Patricia Nichols appeals from a judgment of conviction on 34 counts of failure to provide adequate food and drink to confined animals under Wis. Stat. sec. 951.13(1) (1999-2000), 34 counts of providing improper shelter and sanitation for animals under Wis. ...

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