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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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01-0850 Reese v. City of Pewaukee

Accordingly, because plaintiffs’ claim against the city was not filed until March 31, 2000, that claim was beyond the requisite time limit set out in the statute and their claim must be dismissed. Reversed and remanded with directions Recommended for ...

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01-1119-CR State v. Vasquez

Luis Vasquez appeals from the judgment of conviction entered after a jury found him guilty of one count of first-degree intentional homicide, while using a dangerous weapon, as a party to the crime, and one count of second-degree intentional homicide, ...

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00-3937, 01-2841 U.S. v. Frost

“Although each of the 19 files lacks proof that the student took and passed an ability-to-benefit test, there are two plausible reasons (other than fraud) for that omission. First, Biocic was not well organized; this much the United States concedes. ...

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01-1455 State v. English-Lancaster

“We agree with the trial court that ‘now the defendant wishes he had chosen otherwise based upon the result and now that he knows what the outcome is tells us he would have chosen differently when indeed, he did not.'” ...

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01-1513 State v. Bins

Jerod J. Bins appeals an order denying his request for postconviction relief. Bins claims that his waiver of counsel was inadequate under State v. Klessig, 211 Wis.2d 194, 201, 564 N.W.2d 716 (1997), because the court failed to properly determine ...

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01-4084 U.S. v. Lane

IT IS ORDERED that the motion for release pending appeal is DENIED. Rovner, J., dissenting: “The loss-calculation issue Lane raises on appeal is a “substantial question” sufficient to warrant his release. Other circuits are divided. Some support the district court’s ...

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01-2117-CR State v. Singh

Sukhbinder Singh appeals from a judgment entered on jury verdict convicting him of disorderly conduct. He claims there was insufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict, and, as an included argument, contends that the trial court erred: 1) in not ...

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01-1150 U.S. v. Huston

“In the end, the district court denied Huston’s request because it believed that the evidence fell far short of showing that Huston and Toran were so unable to communicate as to prevent an adequate defense. The district court realized, and ...

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01-1465-CR State v. Mitchell

Calvin R. Mitchell appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after he was convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child and one count of second-degree sexual assault of an unconscious victim. Mitchell claims ...

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01-2891 U.S. v. Evans

“[T]he parcel in this case was from California, which Sadowitz recognized as a known source area for illegal drugs. Moreover, the label on the parcel was handwritten and as Sadowitz explained, handwritten labels are unusual on Express mail parcels. Here, ...

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00-3553 State v. Smothers

Robert J. Smothers has appealed from an order denying a postconviction motion filed by him pursuant to Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000), challenging his 1996 conviction of second-degree intentional homicide by use of a dangerous weapon. We affirm the order. ...

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00-3381 U.S. v. Thomas

“All the court found was that Thomas was involved in the theft of Leal’s gun, and theft is not one of the predicate offenses listed in 18 U.S.C. sec.1111(a). Just as a court needs facts to support a finding of ...

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01-1711-CR State v. Koutnik

Robert Koutnik appeals a judgment convicting him of arson. Koutnik was sentenced to twelve years in prison and twelve years extended supervision. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. He argues that he was denied effective assistance of trial ...

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01-3622 U.S. v. Bissonette

“Bissonette’s argument is valiant and not without appeal. But it’s not enough to win this appeal. Recent history shows that the language on which he relies is capable of more than one interpretation. But in the face of LaBonte and ...

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01-1060 State v. Ingalls

April Ingalls appeals an order revoking her driving privileges for one year. She argues that the trial court erroneously determined that her refusal to submit to a blood test was unreasonable. She further contends that her refusal was justified because ...

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01-1764 Bauer v. Village of DeForest

Susan Bauer appeals an order which dismissed her declaratory relief action against the Village of DeForest and assessed attorney fees against her for pursuing a frivolous action. In recent years, the Village has issued several orders requiring Bauer to remove ...

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01-2718-CR State v. Sefton

Richard A. Sefton pled no contest to operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration. He appeals his conviction, contending that the trial court erred when it denied his motion to suppress. Sefton claims that deputy James Armstrong ...

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