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01-2657, 01-2658 State v. Fedler

Ronald G. Fedler appeals the circuit court’s judgment that he violated Wis. Stat. sec. 30.19(1)(a) because he did not obtain a permit from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) prior to dredging a pond on his land, and he also ...

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01-3784 Pannell v. McBride

“Counterman and Cassidy might have aided Pannell’s defense. He wanted both to testify that they observed Elofson break the security seal during the October 14 search, testimony that would have corroborated his statement that he never opened the television and ...

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02-1515 Sims v. Barnhart

“Sims contends that substantial evidence fails to support the ALJ’s Step 5 determination because the VE testified that she would be unemployable if her allegations of physical and mental limitations were credible. But the ALJ did not find all of ...

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01-2098 Pronschinske, et al. v. Singh, et al.

Dr. Rupinder Singh, Krohn Clinic, Ltd., and Physicians Insurance Company of Wisconsin appeal from the judgment on the malpractice claim of Allen Pronschinske, his son, and the estate of his deceased wife, Karen Pronschinske. The appellants raise various issues concerning ...

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02-1771 Ty Inc., v. Perryman

“Ty deliberately produces a quantity of each Beanie Baby that fails to clear the market at the very low price that it charges for Beanie Babies. The main goal is to stampede children into nagging their parents to buy the ...

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01-1589-CR State v. Thiel

The State appeals the circuit court’s order for a new trial based on ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Because we conclude that the totality of trial counsel’s representation in defense of Thiel was not constitutionally deficient, we reverse the circuit ...

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01-3014 U.S. v. Wilson

In Luce v. United States, 469 U.S. 38, 41 (1984), the Supreme Court recognized the difficulty a trial court faces when it is asked to make a ruling in the abstract about the consequences of a defendant’s testimony. Luce, on ...

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02-1124-CR State v. Harrell

Mario D. Harrell appeals from a judgment and an order denying his postconviction motion for a hearing pursuant to State v. Machner, 101 Wis.2d 79, 303 N.W.2d 633 (1981), to determine whether trial counsel was ineffective for failing to advise ...

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01-1583 Beyer v. Litscher

“Section 2244(b) provides that a second or successive ‘claim’ must be dismissed unless the court of appeals has approved its filing under sec.2244(b)(3). The statute does not define the word ‘claim,’ which can cause problems for multiple petitions with respect ...

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02-0729-CR State v. Haut

Gerold Haut appeals from a judgment of conviction entered on a guilty plea to one count of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide. He also appeals an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Haut ...

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02-0256-CR State v. Taylor

David Taylor appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of repeated sexual assault of the same child and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Taylor contends he was denied effective assistance of counsel when ...

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01-3155-CR State v. Schill

Randy Schill appeals judgments convicting him of second-degree sexual assault, kidnapping, and battery, all as a repeat offender. He also appeals an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel because his ...

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02-0470-CR State v. Carter

Bryant E. Carter appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of fourth-degree sexual assault and disorderly conduct. He raises three issues: (1) whether the trial court erred in allowing the prosecutor to elicit from the victim ...

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02-0403 Bender v. Town of Kronenwetter

“They do not aid in its creation or development, but arise after completion of the engineering report and after the municipality has published its final resolution. They are instead attributed to an appeal from the special assessment. While the town ...

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01-3018-CR State v. Weso

William Weso appeals a judgment of conviction in which a jury found him guilty of three counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime. Weso argues two errors; first, that there was insufficient evidence for a jury to ...

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01-2006 Thomas v. Bickler, et al.

“The 1995 amendment had two apparent purposes: 1) the codification of the pre-existing requirement in negligence actions that, where there are multiple defendants, a plaintiff’s negligence is compared against the separate rather than the combined negligence of the defendants for ...

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02-0518-CR State v. Coppock

Dale A. Coppock appeals from the judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, second offense, following his guilty plea. He argues that the trial court erred in denying his “Motion to Suppress ...

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02-0485 County of Sheboygan v. Jacobsen

Michael L. Jacobsen waived his right to appeal when he entered a “no contest” plea to the civil forfeiture charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Appeal is dismissed. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Sheboygan County, ...

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02-0789 State v. Schertz

“There is nothing in Wis. Stat. sec. 971.17’s legislative history to suggest it should be mandatory, nor does the statute prescribe any penalty for its violation. In fact, the absence of a penalty provision within a statute suggests that a ...

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