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00-1045 TRW, Inc. v. Andrews

“Congress provided in the FCRA that the two-year statute of limitations runs from ‘the date on which the liability arises” subject to a single exception for cases involving a defendant’s willful misrepresentation of material information. sec. 1681p. The most natural ...

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01-0254 Horvath v. Miller, et al.

South Beach Capital Markets Incorporated appeals from the circuit court judgment confirming an arbitration award of $175,000 to Yasmin Horvath and amending the caption of the case to change the defendant’s name from “Collopy & Company, Inc.” to “Collopy & ...

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01-0069-CR State v. Burton

Ernest Burton appeals from a judgment entered after a jury convicted him of robbery – use of force, and habitual criminality. Burton also appeals from the trial court’s order denying his postconviction motion. Burton argues that he was denied effective ...

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00-758 U.S. Postal Service v. Gregory

“There is certainly nothing arbitrary about the Board’s decision to independently review prior disciplinary violations. Neither the Federal Circuit nor respondent has suggested that the Board has applied this policy inconsistently-indeed, the Board has taken this same approach for 19 ...

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00-3087 Harley Paws Inc. v. Mohns Inc.

Mohns Inc. appeals from the judgment awarding Harley Paws Inc. $21,958.82 in damages, following a court trial. Mohns argues that the trial court erred in finding that it breached the construction contract it had entered into with Harley Paws. Mohns ...

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01-1594 State v. Albert

A jury convicted Robert L. Albert of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol concentration of .10 percent. The jury also found him not guilty of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant in connection ...

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00-2626 Wilson v. City of Milwaukee, et al.

Beverly Wilson appeals an order affirming a decision of the Milwaukee Employees’ Retirement System Annuity and Pension Board. The issue is whether there was sufficient evidence to support the board’s determination that Wilson is not incapacitated for duty as a ...

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01-0707-CR State v. Schulte

Corey Schulte appeals a judgment convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OMVWI). He claims that the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress the results of a blood test administered ...

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00-2754 In Re the Marriage of: Charles R.H. v. Mary E.H.: In the Interest of Jason M.H., In the Interest of the Guardianship and Mental Commitment of Jason M. H.: Waukesha County v. Dodge County

Waukesha County appeals a circuit court order concluding that Jason H., an incompetent with a guardian, is a resident of Waukesha County for purposes of determining which county is responsible for funding Jason H.’s protective placement care. Waukesha County seeks ...

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01-1044-CR State v. Eckola

William Eckola was convicted of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration, sixth offense. The State argues that the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion by placing Eckola on probation without requiring him to serve at least the ...

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01-1619-CR State v. Ross

Ryan Ross appeals from a judgment of conviction, following his guilty plea, for possession of a controlled substance. Ross contends that the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress. Specifically, Ross argues that his “Fourth Amendment rights were ...

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01-0939 Mulqueen, et al. v. Geller

Daniel Geller appeals from the judgment entered against him on March 2, 2001 granting a judgment of eviction to the plaintiff, Michael T. Mulqueen, et al., and terminating all of Geller’s contractual rights under four leases. Geller raises three issues ...

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00-1128 Flores-Leon v. INS

“We join the First and the Ninth Circuits in concluding that Congress has clearly manifested an intent to apply the amended definition of ‘aggravated felony’ retroactively… Section 321 of IIRIRA contains a clear and express directive from Congress that the ...

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00-3201 Berghauer, et al. v. Heyl, et al.

This appeal arises from a judgment following a jury verdict in a medical malpractice case. Dr. Bruce Heyl, St. Elizabeth Hospital, and their respective insurance companies (collectively, Heyl and St. Elizabeth), argue that (1) insufficient evidence supports the jury’s verdict ...

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99-2722, 99-2765 U.S. v. Williams, et al.

“The district court here found the government’s reasons to be adequate and race-neutral. We agree that the reason stated is clear, specific and related to the case. The government had some information that Juror P could be related to a ...

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00-3366-CR State v. Seely

Kenneth J. Seely appeals from a judgment convicting him of three counts of substantial battery with intent to commit bodily harm, second-degree sexual assault and intimidating a victim and from an order denying his postconviction motion for sentence modification. On ...

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01-0433 Volden v. Koenig, et al.

“The attorney general interpreted this paragraph in determining whether a Wis. Stat. § 51.20 detainee was a patient subject to the right to be free from physical restraint while in the custody of the sheriff pending an involuntary commitment hearing. ...

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