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00-1861 Keip v. Nicewander, et al.

Carol Keip sued the Stevens Point Area School District; the district’s transportation director, James Nicewander; and the district’s insurer, Employers Insurance of Wausau, alleging defamation and, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. sec. 1983 (1994), a federal due process violation for failing ...

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01-1523 Jessup v. Luther, et al.

“The public has an interest in knowing what terms of settlement a federal judge would approve and perhaps therefore nudge the parties to agree to. All this would be of no moment, however, if the agreement were not in the ...

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01-0835-CR State v. Weishar

Randy A. Weishar appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of criminal damage to property. The jury acquitted Weishar of the crime of failing to give information or render aid following his striking an occupied vehicle. ...

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01-1555 Culver v. City of Milwaukee, et al.

“Although the class was rightly decertified, and the suit, having thus been demoted to an individual action, therefore rightly dismissed because Culver’s claim had become moot, there is a loose end. Rule 23(e) requires that notice of a proposed dismissal ...

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01-0937-CR, 01-0938-CR State v. Meyer

Douglas Meyer appeals a judgment convicting him on his guilty pleas of retail theft as a repeater in Pierce County and possession of burglary tools as a repeater in St. Croix County. He also appeals an order denying his postconviction ...

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01-0140-CR State v. Johnson

George Johnson appeals a judgment convicting him of two counts of incest with his adult daughter, M.J. Johnson’s defense asserted that she was not his daughter or that he did not know she was his daughter. The State proved those ...

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01-1380 U.S. v. Alshabkhoun

“We agree with A&A that access to the courts is of paramount importance. However, it does not follow that an agreed upon provision that allows for the accrual of stipulated penalties during any dispute resolution is unenforceable as a matter ...

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01-0347-CR State v. Delgado

Carlos R. Delgado appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Delgado argues that his conviction should ...

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01-2611 Piggie v. McBride

“Because the district court applied that presumption in vacating its judgment and denying habeas relief in this case, we remand the case to the district court to determine (1) whether the surveillance tape has been erased by prison officials, and ...

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01-1679 State v. Gordon

“The trial court did not recite the jury instruction on first-degree recklessly endangering safety. Rather, it simply responded to the jury’s specific and logical inquiry by explaining that the crime of first-degree recklessly endangering safety involves an additional element – ...

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01-2153-CR State v. Borum

Torrence C. Borum, pro se, appeals from a judgment entered after he pled guilty to one count of battery. He claims the trial court erred when it denied his motion seeking to withdraw his guilty plea. Because the trial court ...

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01-1720 Eads v. Hanks

“Eads] claims that the proceeding denied him due process of law because (he alleges) a member of the committee is the ‘live-in boyfriend’ of one of the witnesses, a female guard… Oddly, we cannot find an appellate case dealing with ...

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01-0066 State v. Key

Troy Key appeals pro se from an order denying his motion for postconviction discovery. We conclude that the trial court’s determination that the sought-after evidence would not produce a different result at trial is not clearly erroneous. We affirm the ...

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01-1886 In the Interest of M.D.: State v. M.D.

M.D. appeals from a judgment adjudicating her delinquent for second-degree sexual assault of a child. M.D. contends that the victim’s testimony was incredible and that the corroborating evidence was inadequate to support a conviction on the sexual assault charge. She ...

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00-6567 Dusenbery v. U.S.

The Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause entitles individuals whose property interests are at stake to “notice and an opportunity to be heard.” United States v. James Daniel Good Real Property, 510 U.S. 43, 48. The straightforward reasonableness under the circumstances ...

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00-1089 Toyota Motor Mfg. v. Williams

The Sixth Circuit erred in suggesting that, in order to prove a substantial limitation in the major life activity of performing manual tasks, a plaintiff must show that her manual disability involves a “class” of manual activities, and that those ...

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01-1075 State ex rel. Harr v. Smith, et al.

Daniel Harr, a prison inmate, appeals an order dismissing his complaint against the respondents, all Department of Corrections (DOC) employees. The complaint alleged a violation of his free speech rights under the Wisconsin Constitution. The trial court granted the State’s ...

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00-927 Chao v. Mallard Bay Drilling, Inc.

Because the Guard has neither affirmatively regulated the working conditions at issue, nor asserted comprehensive regulatory jurisdiction over working conditions on uninspected vessels, it has not exercised its authority under sec. 4(b)(1). The OSH Act does not apply to working ...

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01-0401 Frankiewicz v. Buerger

Richard T. Buerger appeals the circuit court’s issuance of a harassment injunction. For the following reasons, we affirm. Not recommended for publication in the official reports. Dist IV, Jefferson County, Hue, J., Lundsten, J. Attorneys: For Appellant: Not given For ...

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00-3343 Sobczak, et al. v. Ciganek, et al.

Eleanor Ciganek appeals from a judgment awarding Jeffrey Sobczak $285,064.13 for damages (and costs) he sustained in a motor vehicle accident. The issues are: (1) whether Sobczak was required to present testimony from a vocational expert to substantiate his claim ...

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01-2217 Petro v. Mishler

“The language of section 1325(a) sets forth the specific and limited universe of requirements that must be met by a debtor in his or her proposed Chapter 13 plan. If those requirements are met, and, as here, the Trustee fails ...

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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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00-4222 Hall v. Bodine Electric Company

“[N]one of [these attributes] is enough to bring Lopez within the definition of a Title VII supervisor – as there is nothing in the record indicating that Bodine entrusted him with the authority to ‘hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or ...

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01-0775-CR State v. Beier

Tammy L. Beier appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against her. The issue on appeal is whether there was sufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict. Because we conclude that there was sufficient evidence to support the verdict, we ...

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00-2849 Nawrot v. CPC International

“Despite the most diligent care, Nawrot cannot completely control his blood sugar level. He suffers from unpredictable hypoglycemic episodes, of such extreme consequence that death is a very real and significant risk. On the occasions he suffers from such an ...

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01-0607 State v. Bull

Duane Bull appeals from an order denying his motion for postconviction relief filed pursuant to Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000). His motion raised numerous issues concerning a 1995 sexual assault conviction, and subsequent postconviction proceedings. We conclude that the trial ...

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