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01-0844 Xiong v. Xiong

“We conclude that under the unique circumstances of the case, including Mai’s and Nhia’s prior residence in a common-law marriage state, Mai’s status is one of spouse under Wis. Stat. § 895.04. … “Marriage is the ‘foundation of the family ...

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01-2132 Keller v. Sawyer

Charles and Barbara Keller appeal a judgment denying their adverse possession action against Paul Sawyer. The Kellers contend that they obtained title by adverse possession to (1) land under a corner of their cottage and (2) a portion of land ...

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01-2358-CR State v. Ruetten

The State appeals the order of the circuit court granting the motion of Natasha Ruetten to suppress evidence obtained in a search of her apartment pursuant to a search warrant. As a result of that evidence, Ruetten was charged with ...

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01-0844 Xiong v. Xiong (57017)

“We conclude that under the unique circumstances of the case, including Mai’s and Nhia’s prior residence in a common-law marriage state, Mai’s status is one of spouse under Wis. Stat. § 895.04. … “Marriage is the ‘foundation of the family ...

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00-3545 Johnson, et al. v. Ziegler

“We reject Johnson’s strained reading of the language at issue. By asserting its priority claim to proceeds recovered by a plan beneficiary, and by expressly disclaiming application of the ‘Made-Whole Doctrine’ and the ‘Rimes Doctrine,’ we fail to see how ...

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01-2275 Wenzel v. Peters, et al.

Curt and Dorothy Wenzel appeal from an order dismissing their personal injury claim against Kristy Peters and her insurer. The matter was tried to a jury. The trial court dismissed the complaint for insufficient evidence at the close of the ...

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01-0826 State v. Davison

“As defense counsel points out, Wis. Stat. § 939.66(2m) contains no language limiting its application to any particular provisions of the statutes or any types of batteries. Instead, the statute is applicable to the entire criminal code. Furthermore, the phrase ...

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01-1147 State v. Long

“We determine that the trial court admitted the evidence of gang ties on the reasonable basis that such affiliations might color the testimony of the various witnesses. We acknowledge Long’s concern that evidence of a person’s gang ties may imply ...

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99-2587 State v. Samuel

Accordingly, we reverse the Court of Appeals’ decision. “Samuel was formally charged with interference with custody, abduction, and sexual assault of a child. He moved in limine to suppress all of Tisha’s statements. At the hearing on the motion, Samuel ...

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01-0808 State v. Hall

“In the instant case, while the trial court was authorized to impose consecutive sentences pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 973.15(2)(a), it never explained why it imposed the sentences consecutively such that Hall will never live long enough to serve them. ...

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00-1846 State v. Multaler

Accordingly, where police executed the warrant and found two computer disks of child pornography, defendant was properly convicted of 28 counts of child pornography. And, even though the 28 charges were identical, the charges were not unconstitutionally multiplicitous because they ...

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01-2136-CR State v. Nytsch

Nikolaus Nytsch appeals from the judgment convicting him of one count of first-degree sexual assault of a child. The issue on appeal is whether the trial court erroneously permitted hearsay testimony to be introduced. Because we conclude that the testimony ...

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01-1842-CR State v. Cundy

James A. Cundy appeals from a judgment of conviction of arson and from an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial. He seeks a new trial in the interests of justice on the ground that a police officer ...

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00-3122, 00-3178, 00-3181, 00-3182, 00-3367, 01-1239, 01-1617, 01-1654, 01-2231, 01-2339, 01-2445, 01-2747, 01-2785, & 01-3545 Cheryl Reynolds, et al. v. Beneficial National Bank, et al.

“The various objectors to the settlement, primarily intervening or would-be intervening plaintiffs who have claims that the settlement will release, contend that the settlement agreement is the product of a ‘reverse auction,’ the practice whereby the defendant in a series ...

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01-2676-CR State v. Moen

Daniel P. Moen appeals from a judgment of conviction on one count of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, contrary to Wis. Stat. § 346.63(1)(a) (1999-2000). Moen claims that the evidence presented at trial was insufficient to prove beyond a ...

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01-1937 EEOC v. United Air Lines, Inc.

“In her charge of discrimination, Ms. Droge alleges that she has suffered discrimination on the basis of her national origin and sex because of UAL’s failure to make contributions to the French social security system on her behalf. The information ...

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