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01-2816 State v. Ekblad

Paul Ekblad appeals a judgment convicting him of fifteen counts of criminal slander of title, and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Ekblad argues that we should vacate his judgment of conviction because (1) he was denied his ...

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01-0197 Linzmeyer v. Forcey

Further, we conclude that the presumption of openness is not overcome by any other public policy favoring non-disclosure, such as plaintiff’s right of privacy. Even though release of the report might cause plaintiff some personal embarrassment and damage his reputation, ...

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01-2527-CR State v. Balliette

David J. Balliette appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him and from the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues on appeal that he received ineffective assistance of trial counsel. We disagree and affirm. This opinion ...

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02-0567-CR State v. Stafford

Thomas L. Stafford raises several challenges to his conviction after a jury trial for violating the terms of a domestic abuse injunction. Stafford asserts that the trial court erred in turning down his motion to dismiss in which he alleged ...

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02-0316-CR State v. Alicea

Eduardo Alicea appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of criminal damage to property, as party to a crime. He claims that the trial court erred in not granting his motion for a mistrial when a ...

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01-3358-CR State v. Konaha

John Konaha appeals his judgment of conviction for first-degree sexual assault of a child, and an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial due to ineffective assistance of counsel. Konaha argues that he was denied effective assistance of ...

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02-0467-CR State v. Holstein

Kirk Holstein appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He argues that the trial court erroneously denied his suppression motion by concluding that the arresting officer had reasonable suspicion to ...

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01-4234 U.S. v. Martinez-Jimenez

“Martinez-Jimenez argues that the court and/or the government were confused and that, as a result, it was unclear what was being waived. After reviewing the record, we find this argument unpersuasive. Further, Martinez-Jimenez can hardly claim ignorance on the part ...

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99-3326 Stehlik v. Rhoads

An ATV owner cannot be held liable for failing to require adult users of the ATV to wear a safety helmet. Plaintiff sustained serious head injuries while operating defendant’s ATV with defendant’s permission, at a party at defendant’s home. Plaintiff ...

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01-3388-CR State v. Kovars

Rollin B. Kovars appeals a judgment of the circuit court finding him guilty of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense. Kovars contends the circuit court erred in denying his motion to suppress evidence. For the following reasons, we ...

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02-1235 U.S. v. Ebert

“The court refused the instruction because Ebert failed to introduce any evidence on one aspect of self-defense -that the action was a response to imminent unlawful force. Ebert contends on appeal that we can infer unlawful force based on ‘evidence ...

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02-0062-CR State v. Henrickson

Lee Henrickson appeals a judgment convicting him of driving while under the influence of an intoxicant, second offense. He contends the circuit court erroneously interpreted and applied the Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures and, as a result, ...

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01-3759 U.S. v. Thomas

“In this case, Indihar listened to the tapes, identified the voices of Thomas and Officer Romano, as well as his own, and testified that the tapes did, in fact, accurately reflect the recorded conversation. It is undisputed that Indihar was ...

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00-1718-CR State v. Leitner

When defendant was sentenced following a plea to hit and run causing great bodily harm, the presentence report noted prior convictions for misdemeanor hit and run and OWI, without noting that the convictions had been expunged. When defense counsel objected ...

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02-0272-CR State v. Grawey

Dawn Grawey appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), third offense, and the circuit court’s order denying her motion to reconsider its decision not to suppress evidence of her refusal to submit to a ...

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01-309 Hope v. Pelzer

In its assessment, the Eleventh Circuit erred in requiring that the facts of previous cases and Hope’s case be “materially similar.” Qualified immunity operates to ensure that before they are subjected to suit, officers are on notice that their conduct ...

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00-1392 State v. Green

“The court concluded that Green had failed to offer any factual showing that the counseling records could contain information that would show N.W.’s inability to perceive events, remember or testify. … “In light of the strong public policy favoring protection ...

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