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01-1231-CR State v. Slinker

Michael W. Slinker was sentenced in Washington County to a 25-year prison term to be served concurrently to a 20-year term imposed in Sheboygan County. Subsequently, Slinker successfully appealed the Sheboygan County case; it was dismissed, new charges were filed ...

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01-2627 Anderson v. Litscher

“Without question, review of a state criminal conviction by the United States Supreme Court is considered ‘direct review’ of that conviction. See Bell v. Maryland, 378 U.S. 226, 232 (1964). Because the plain terms of section 2244 include the period ...

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01-1684-CR State v. Blue

Anthony Blue appeals the judgment convicting him of resisting an officer and bail jumping. Blue requests this court to modify his sentence to one year from the trial court imposed two consecutive nine-month sentences. He argues that what occurred here ...

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01-1291, 01-1292 U.S. v. Scialabba

“Treating the word as a synonym for receipts could produce odd outcomes. Consider a slot machine in a properly licensed casino. Gamblers insert coins, and the machine itself returns some of them as winnings. Later the casino opens the machine ...

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99-1727-CR State v. Bridges

Jharvan Bridges appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether there was sufficient evidence produced at trial to support Bridges’ conviction for possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver, as a party ...

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00-0420 Manitowoc Western Co. v. Montonen

“We agree that encouraging the efficient resolution of disputes through settlement negotiations and avoiding factual inquiries that are certain to devolve into swearing matches are important public policy considerations. These public policy goals may, upon initial examination, appear to justify ...

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00-3809 U.S. v. Lemmons

“Lemmons accompanied the police around his trailer, inviting them to look at different things. Had Lemmons stuck to his initial consent limiting the police to search for a camera or recordings of his neighbor, the computer search would have been ...

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01-1152 Kailin v. Armstrong

“The Estimated Income and Expense document does not contain a date. However, because it was provided in late 1998, it is reasonable to infer that Armstrong actually expected to receive $146,700 in income from the current leases in 1998. Since ...

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00-3463 State v. Williams

Victor Williams appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion brought under Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000). He raises a number of issues. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist IV, Dane County, Ebert, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: ...

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00-2157 Schaefer v. Riegelman

Accordingly, we affirm the circuit court’s ruling that it lacked jurisdiction to consider the matter. “We conclude that the pleadings were defective, the defect was fundamental rather than technical, and that the defect was not cured by any action taken ...

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01-3009 U.S. v. Chay

“By focusing on his personal ‘gain’ rather than the calculation of the victims’ loss, Mr. Chay fails to address the real issue posed by the statutory scheme: whether the district court’s calculation of the amount of loss Mr. Chay caused ...

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01-0867-CR State v. Howard

Chris Howard appeals orders denying his motions for sentence modification and reconsideration. Howard claims the State failed to present sufficient evidence to prove that he was a repeater and that defense counsel performed ineffectively by failing to bring the omission ...

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01-1467 State v. Venturedyne Ltd.

Venturedyne Ltd. appeals from an order finding it in contempt for violation of its obligation under a stipulation to construct an impermeable cap for a large industrial waste disposal site. Venturedyne claims: (1) the trial court erred in making the ...

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01-0988-CR State v. White Eagle

Larry White Eagle appeals a judgment convicting him of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He claims the trial court should have allowed him to withdraw his guilty plea prior to the imposition of his sentence. We disagree and affirm. ...

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01-0355-CR State v. Dion

Ronald Dion appeals from a set of judgments convicting him of burglary, aggravated battery, and two counts of interfering with the custody of the other parent. Dion challenges the trial court’s exclusion of a prior consistent statement he made to ...

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01-1500 State v. Dantzler

Jermaine V. Dantzler appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of one count of first-degree reckless homicide. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Dantzler claims that he is entitled to a new ...

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99-2189 State v. Dunlap

“In the present case, the acts that Dunlap seeks to admit are not even close to the type of act he is accused of committing. Dunlap is alleged to have committed an act of finger-to-vagina sexual contact with possible digital ...

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00-3027-CR State v. Sobish

Linda Sobish appeals a judgment convicting her of second-degree murder based on the death of an infant in her care over 20 years ago. The sole issue on appeal is whether the jury should have been instructed on the lesser-included ...

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99-3266 State v. Rizzo

Only if the circuit court determines on remand that the defendant was entitled to a psychological examination is a new trial necessary. “We agree with the court of appeals that Dr. Pucci’s testimony made the requisite comparison between D.F.’s behavior ...

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01-0064 Setunsky v. Gallagher, et al.

Karen and Todd Setunsky appeal a summary judgment dismissing their damages claim against Claim Management Services, Inc. (“CMS”), Ansul Incorporated, Grinnell Corporation Medical and Dental Plan, Tyco Laboratories, Inc. and Employee Benefit Trust (collectively “the managed care defendants”). The Setunskys ...

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