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01-1452-CR State v. James

Bernard James appeals the judgment of conviction and sentence for armed robbery, as a party to a crime, and the order denying his postconviction motion for sentence modification because of a new factor. He contends that the decision of the ...

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01-2971 Willan v. Columbia County, et al.

“Although several provisions of the Constitution protect privacy in the sense of confidentiality, including the Fourth Amendment and the self- incrimination clause of the Fifth Amendment, the only place to look for a general right of informational privacy would be ...

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01-1624 Lola M. v. City of Milwaukee, et al.

Lola M. appeals from the circuit court judgment dismissing her claims against the City of Milwaukee, based on the court’s written decision determining that the City was entitled to summary judgment. She argues that the court erred in concluding that ...

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01-1189 Millbrook v. IBP, Inc.

“This makes sense because a court’s ‘role is to prevent unlawful hiring practices, not to act as a ‘super personnel department’ that second-guesses employers’ business judgments.’ Simms, 165 F.3d at 1330… If we were to allow a jury to evaluate ...

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01-0911 Berends v. Mack Truck, Inc.

“We agree with the circuit court that the phrase, ‘At the direction of a consumer’ is unambiguous. It requires the consumer to make a choice and communicate that choice to the manufacturer. Because Berends failed to specify whether he wanted ...

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01-1101 Stasiewicz v. Pagan, et al.

Juan Pagan, Jr. and Allstate Insurance Company (collectively, “Allstate”) appeal from a judgment entered in favor of Daniel S. Stasiewicz. Allstate claims: (1) the trial court erred in failing to dismiss Stasiewicz’s claim for permanent injury; (2) the trial court ...

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01-1007 Tucci v. Rubin, et al.

Tammy L. Tucci appeals the judgment rendered in favor of Dr. Ronald G. Rubin and his insurance company after a jury trial in her medical malpractice suit. Tucci argues that the trial court: (1) erroneously exercised its discretion in permitting ...

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01-1634-CR State v. Wimpie

Travis S. Wimpie appeals from a judgment of conviction entered on a jury verdict convicting him of one count of armed robbery, as a party to a crime. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for a ...

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01-1328 Green v. Benden, et al.

“The Younger factors all favor abstention. First, Dr. Green’s state-court administrative review action, which plainly is judicial in nature, was pending when he filed this lawsuit… Second, the DPR proceedings implicate important state interests in the regulation and licensing of ...

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00-2712 State ex rel. Treat v. Puckett

“There is no dispute that periodic review of inmates’ security classifications and program assignments are necessary to maintain an orderly and secure correctional facility and to meet the rehabilitative needs of individual inmates. … It is therefore necessary that the ...

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01-2459 County of Milwaukee v. Telele

Galila Telele appeals from the judgment, following a jury trial, convicting her of driving a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration of 0.1% or more. She argues that the trial court erred in denying her motion to sequester the ...

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00-3172 U.S. v. Harris

“Harris argues that the line-up was unduly suggestive because he was the only person to appear in both the photo array and line-up. But there is nothing impermissible about placing the same suspect in two different identification procedures. See Gullick ...

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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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01-1368 Armbruster v. Fitzgerald

Douglas Fitzgerald appeals from a default judgment in favor of Robert and Patricia Armbruster. Fitzgerald challenges the default judgment and the damages award on numerous grounds. We conclude that the circuit court did not erroneously exercise its discretion by granting ...

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01-0370 State ex rel. Knowlin v. Schwarz

Lee A. Knowlin has appealed pro se from an order dismissing his petition for a writ of certiorari challenging his probation revocation. We affirm the order. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Racine County, Barry, J., Per Curiam ...

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01-1391 U.S. v. Curtis

“Curtis, the government, the court, and the jury knew of the tape and knew that it was completely blank during the trial. Moreover, even had it been newly discovered, it would not have been material to his defense. Curtis claims ...

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01-1995-CR State v. Avery

Shawn E. Avery appeals a judgment of conviction for possession of marijuana. Avery pled no contest to the offense after the trial court denied his motion to suppress evidence. Avery challenges this ruling on appeal. Avery argues that (1) the ...

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