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01-1763-CR State v. Baskin

Scott Baskin appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, second offense. He argues that the circuit court erred by denying his motion to suppress evidence based upon a lack of ...

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01-2410 Kinney v. Federal Security, Inc.

“We agree with Kinney that the district court’s judgment should be vacated and the case dismissed because the appeal is moot. See Barbour, 583 F.2d at 337. However, the mootness of the appeal and the vacatur of the district court’s ...

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01-1674-CR State v. Caldwell

Danny R. Caldwell appeals from an amended judgment of conviction imposing an added period of confinement as a condition of probation. Caldwell contends that the trial court’s modification of the judgment violated his due process rights as set out in ...

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00-3384 State v. Kazee

Terry Kazee appeals from an order denying his “motion for relief from judgment and order.” He contends that the trial court improperly construed his attempt to have a sentence following revocation declared illegal as a petition for a writ of ...

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00-2694 U.S. v. Reed

“Reed contends that his lies were immaterial because Officer Carpenter knew he was lying, and consequently, his lies had no effect on the government’s investigation. Reed relies on a Sixth Circuit case in which the court concluded that a defendant’s ...

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01-0250-CR State v. Lofgren

Jeffrey Lofgren appeals judgments sentencing him to fifteen years in prison for soliciting a child for prostitution and a consecutive 20-year term for second-degree sexual assault that was stayed in favor of 20 years’ probation. He also appeals an order ...

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01-2892 U.S. v. Briggs

“A police officer’s response to a direct inquiry by the defendant does not constitute ‘interrogation.’ See United States v. Conley, 156 F.3d 78, 83 (1st Cir. 1998) (no interrogation where police responded after suspect repeatedly asked, ‘What’s this all about?’); ...

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00-3958 U.S. v. Fernandes

“The district court heard testimony from the County Prosecutor and concluded that the County Prosecutor undertook the search of Fernandes’s office so that he or his assistants ‘could engage in an examination of the files and papers that were left ...

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01-2471 U.S. v. Siegler

“[T]he district court relied on ample evidence in the record to determine that Siegler intended that Hauger be harmed in retaliation for her testimony against him. First, the court pointed to Siegler’s prior conduct: his mailing the discovery materials from ...

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99-3331 State v. Tye

We further conclude that the evidence seized under this facially defective warrant must be suppressed. “As the circuit court wisely stated, the oath or affirmation requirement ‘is so basic to the Fourth Amendment that the Court simply can’t look at ...

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00-2321 U.S. v. Hunt

“In sentencing Hunt, the district court stated that Hunt was ‘only being charged with his actual participation in the criminal offense for which he has been convicted’ and that ‘none of the conspiracy activities are being charged to [him] in ...

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01-1197 State ex rel. Winters and Curtis v. Berge

Richard Winters and Al Curtis, inmates at the Supermax Correctional Institution, appeal the circuit court order quashing the writ of certiorari and dismissing their joint petition for certiorari review of decisions of the prison disciplinary committee. The ground for the ...

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01-2415 U.S. v. Mayberry

“Mayberry next argues that even if he did attack Coleman, he did not obstruct justice because the attack occurred after he had admitted his involvement in the conspiracy. Thus, he contends, he could not have interfered with ‘the investigation, prosecution, ...

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01-0604 Elrod v. Brommer

Kathy Elrod appeals a judgment dismissing her complaint against Elroy Brommer, who holds the power of attorney for Sylvina Brommer. Kathy argues that the circuit court erred when it determined that she lacked standing to maintain an action for injunctive ...

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