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02-1161-CR State v. Eloranta

The State appeals an order dismissing a criminal complaint charging Gary Eloranta with knowingly obstructing an officer. The State argues that the trial court erred by concluding the complaint failed to state probable cause. We agree with the State and ...

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01-2929 National Petroleum Inc. v. Hucker

National Petroleum, Inc. appeals from a judgment dismissing its action to recover from W. Lee Hucker unpaid amounts for petroleum, returned checks, and interest on a promissory note, and awarding Hucker judgment on his counterclaim. National argues that the circuit ...

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02-1016-CR State v. Willis

Stacy Wayne Willis appeals a circuit court order denying his motion to suppress physical evidence and a subsequent judgment of conviction for possession of cocaine, as a habitual offender. Willis alleges that the investigating officers lacked reasonable suspicion to warrant ...

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01-2447 Abrams v. Walker

“Abrams failed to demonstrate that his conduct was constitutionally protected. While he may have been entitled to his initial questioning of the officer, he had no constitutional right to engage in conduct that he admits was both disobedient and dilatory. ...

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02-0171 State ex rel. Cole v. Berge

Jonathan Cole, pro se, appeals the circuit court’s order dismissing his petition for writ of certiorari. The issue is whether the petition is moot. We conclude that it is not. Therefore, we reverse. This opinion will not be published. Dist ...

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01-3249-CR State v. Young

Richard Young appeals a judgment convicting him of one count of delivery of a controlled substance, as a party to a crime. He also appeals an order denying his motion for sentence modification or resentencing. Young makes several arguments, but ...

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02-0090 McCabe v. McCabe

Kathryn M. McCabe appeals from a judgment requiring her to convey ownership in a home to her brother, Gerald Robert McCabe. She argues that the terms of the implied contract enforced by the trial court were not proven or definite ...

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02-1257 Land Title Services Inc. v. Kemnitz

Land Title Services, Inc., appeals from a small-claims judgment dismissing its claims against Kara L. Kemnitz after a bench trial. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist I, Milwaukee County, Brennan, J., Fine, J. Attorneys: For Appellant: Paul ...

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01-3790 Reich v. Ladish Co. Inc.

“According to Ladish’s definition of Participant, in addition to reaching his fifteenth year of employment and becoming disabled while employed, Reich was required to receive a finding of disability from the SSA while he was still employed. Ladish insists on ...

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Detention (67194)

The decision points out the need for an explicit adaptation of the factors to be considered pursuant to State v. Guzy, 139 Wis. 2d 663, 667, 407 N.W.2d 548 (1987), when determining the lawfulness of a stop and detention that ...

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Detention

The decision points out the need for an explicit adaptation of the factors to be considered pursuant to State v. Guzy, 139 Wis. 2d 663, 667, 407 N.W.2d 548 (1987), when determining the lawfulness of a stop and detention that ...

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'Parcel' includes all contiguous farmland

Hon. Gregory A. Peterson In determining whether property is part of a "parcel" of land exempt from special assessments as "eligible farmland," all contiguous property of an owner should be considered as one, rather than looking to legal descriptions, the ...

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01-2657, 01-2658 State v. Fedler

Ronald G. Fedler appeals the circuit court’s judgment that he violated Wis. Stat. sec. 30.19(1)(a) because he did not obtain a permit from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) prior to dredging a pond on his land, and he also ...

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01-3784 Pannell v. McBride

“Counterman and Cassidy might have aided Pannell’s defense. He wanted both to testify that they observed Elofson break the security seal during the October 14 search, testimony that would have corroborated his statement that he never opened the television and ...

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02-1515 Sims v. Barnhart

“Sims contends that substantial evidence fails to support the ALJ’s Step 5 determination because the VE testified that she would be unemployable if her allegations of physical and mental limitations were credible. But the ALJ did not find all of ...

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01-2098 Pronschinske, et al. v. Singh, et al.

Dr. Rupinder Singh, Krohn Clinic, Ltd., and Physicians Insurance Company of Wisconsin appeal from the judgment on the malpractice claim of Allen Pronschinske, his son, and the estate of his deceased wife, Karen Pronschinske. The appellants raise various issues concerning ...

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02-1771 Ty Inc., v. Perryman

“Ty deliberately produces a quantity of each Beanie Baby that fails to clear the market at the very low price that it charges for Beanie Babies. The main goal is to stampede children into nagging their parents to buy the ...

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01-1589-CR State v. Thiel

The State appeals the circuit court’s order for a new trial based on ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Because we conclude that the totality of trial counsel’s representation in defense of Thiel was not constitutionally deficient, we reverse the circuit ...

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01-3014 U.S. v. Wilson

In Luce v. United States, 469 U.S. 38, 41 (1984), the Supreme Court recognized the difficulty a trial court faces when it is asked to make a ruling in the abstract about the consequences of a defendant’s testimony. Luce, on ...

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