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00-3595, 00-3861 Multi-Ad Services, Inc. v. NLRB

“Substantial evidence supports the Board’s conclusion that management coercively interrogated Mr. Steele on August 16. The closed-door meeting was conducted in a manager’s office by Heathcoat and Ireland, two people who had authority to fire Mr. Steele. The two managers ...

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00-0490-CR, 00-0491-CR State v. LaRoche

In this consolidated appeal, Leonard J. LaRoche appeals from judgments and an order sentencing him to prison on four counts of failure to pay child support following probation revocation proceedings. He argues that his probation in 94 CF 201 expired ...

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00-2196-CR State v. Worby

Lee D. Worby appeals from a judgment of conviction for child abuse and an order denying his sentence modification motion. The issue on appeal is whether a “neutral and detached magistrate” sentenced Worby. We conclude that Worby’s sentence was free ...

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00-4191 U.S. v. Lowell

“Bankruptcy panel trustees are, of course, compensated for their services. In addition to a $60 fee paid to the trustee by the government for every bankruptcy case she closes, a panel trustee’s compensation in a given case is based upon ...

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00-3245 State v. Jackson

Dwayne O. Jackson appeals his sentence after pleading no contest to a charge of sexual intercourse with a child over the age of 16 as a repeater. Jackson brought a motion to withdraw the plea on the ground that the ...

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00-2691 U.S. v. Skidmore

“We agree with Skidmore that his decision not to present any witnesses or evidence should not have been referred to as a ‘failure’ of any kind on his part. The court’s use of this word in the instruction is problematic ...

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00-2151 Salonen v. Powers

Duane G. Powers appeals from a harassment injunction issued against him at the request of Lynn E. Salonen. Powers argues on appeal that there was insufficient evidence of harassment, that Salonen did not establish that he intended to harass her, ...

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00-2840-CR State v. Key

Ronald K. Key appeals his conviction for theft and an order denying his postconviction motions. He claims that his conviction should be overturned because the State failed to give him sufficient notice of what conduct violated sec. 943.20(1)(b) and because ...

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01-1122 U.S. v. Morrison

“What we have here is the police following a trail which led, very quickly, to Morrison. … [A] witness saw a black man running from the bank heading toward a parking lot for a neighboring apartment building. They had a ...

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99-1434 United States v. Mead Corp.

“No matter which angle we choose for viewing the Customs ruling letter in this case, it fails to qualify under Chevron. On the face of the statute, to begin with, the terms of the congressional delegation give no indication that ...

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00-1357 Strzelec v. City of Franklin

“At the most, the Strzelecs’ negligence claim against the City and Bennett is based on a retrospective, result-colored analysis of how they contend the governmental discretion should have been exercised. Section 893.80(4) bars that claim.” Further, we reject plaintiffs’ claim ...

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00-2586-CR State v. Lessard

Alberta P. Lessard appeals from a judgment convicting her of disorderly conduct, see Wis. Stat. sec. 947.01, following a bench trial. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist I, Milwaukee County, Siefert, J., Fine, J. Attorneys: For Appellant: ...

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00-1678 State v. Gates

Sammy J. Gates appeals pro se from a circuit court order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000) postconviction motion. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Winnebago County, Schmidt, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: For Appellant: Sammy ...

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99-1977 Saucier v. Katz

“[Graham v. Connor, 490 U.S. 386 (1989) and Anderson v. Creighton, 483 U.S. 635 (1987)] refute the excessive force/probable cause distinction on which much of respondent’s position seems to depend. The deference owed officers facing suits for alleged excessive force ...

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00-2568 State v. Entringer

“Forgery cannot be committed by the making of a genuine instrument, although the statements made therein are untrue. The term ‘falsely’ has reference not to the contracts or tenor of the writing, or to the fact stated in the writing, ...

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00-3448-CR State v. Mumm

Malcolm M. Mumm appeals from the denial of his suppression motions and his conviction of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration (BAC) second offense. He contends that the illegal seizure of his blood sample and the ...

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00-189 Idaho v. United States, et al.

“Congress undertook to negotiate with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe for reduction in the territory of an Executive Order reservation that Idaho concedes included the submerged lands at issue here. Congress was aware that the submerged lands were included and clearly ...

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00-1785-CR State v. Rosenberg

OMVWI; prior convictions; fresh pursuit William C. Rosenberg has appealed from judgments convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), sixth offense and of bail jumping. Rosenberg contends that the trial court erred when it permitted two prior ...

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00-121 Duncan v. Walker

“Section 2244(d)(2) … employs the word ‘State,’ but not the word ‘Federal,’ as a modifier for ‘review.’ It is well settled that ‘ ‘[w]here Congress includes particular language in one section of a statute but omits it in another section ...

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