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01-2876 Stinnett v. Iron Works Gym

“Stinnett argues that if there were 20 employees before the relevant time and 20 employees after the relevant time, the court must infer that there were at least 15 employees during the relevant time. But we cannot find that the ...

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01-1675-CR State v. Daer

Mark A. Daer appeals from a judgment convicting him of engaging in repeated acts of sexual assault of the same child. On appeal, he seeks a new trial because the prosecutor’s conduct prevented the real controversy from being fully tried. ...

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01-1742 Collier v. Davis

“Merrill admits that he was not explicitly told that he would receive leniency based upon his testimony, regardless of its content. This admission is also consistent with the uncontroverted evidence that Merrill attempted to avoid testifying in this case. Because ...

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01-3284-CR State v. Snider

The State of Wisconsin appeals an order denying its motion to admit “other acts” evidence in a sexual assault prosecution against Edward Snider. The State argues that the trial court erroneously exercised its discretion when it applied an incorrect legal ...

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02-0261 Folkman v. Quamme

Mother and two sons were injured in a two-car accident while riding in an insured auto driven by one of the sons. The insurer claimed that the $50,000 per accident limit was the limit of its liability. The family claims ...

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01-1710-CR State v. Matos

For his role as the driver in a gang-related drive-by shooting, Fernando R. Matos was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide, four counts of attempted first-degree homicide, intentionally discharging a firearm from a vehicle into a building, and four counts of ...

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01-4225 Williams v. Davis

“Before trial in this case, trial counsel were furnished with a serologist report indicating that blood had been found on Williams’ shorts. However, trial counsel did not become aware of that fact until the middle of trial, a fact that ...

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02-0956-CR State v. Anderson

Steven Anderson appeals a circuit court order denying a motion to suppress evidence and a subsequent judgment convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, and causing injury by operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Anderson contends that the ...

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01-3000 U.S. v. Knox

“Knox concedes that the evidence of his bad acts ‘may satisfy the first three parts’ of the Rule 404(b) test. Knox instead contends that the cumulative prejudice from the admission of nine other drug transactions overwhelmed the district court’s limiting ...

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01-1590, 01-1591 Mitchell Bank v. Schanke

Defendant obtained a judgment against the original mortgagors and executed on the judgment, becoming the successful bidder on the non-homestead mortgaged premises. The bank (which may have lost the note in a flood) attempted to foreclose defendant’s interest, relying on ...

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02-0061-CR State v. Schatzke

Kevin Schatzke appeals a judgment of conviction and an order denying a postconviction motion to withdraw his plea. Schatzke argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel during his trial because his attorney failed to raise a Fifth Amendment violation ...

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01-3081 Schwarzbach v. Reese, et al.

Jeanette and Steven Schwarzbach appeal from a judgment dismissing their complaint against Diane Reese for specific performance of a Stock Purchase Agreement or for damages based on promissory estoppel. The issues are whether the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion ...

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02-0810-CR State v. Baldauf

James M. Baldauf appeals from a postconviction order rejecting his motion to withdraw his plea of no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. Baldauf argues that his plea was not knowingly, intelligently and voluntarily entered because he appeared pro ...

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01-2950 U.S. v. O'Hara

“Where, as here, the constitutional challenge for vagueness involves no First Amendment issue, we evaluate it in light of the statute’s application to the facts of the case. Collins, 272 F.3d at 988. We believe that O’Hara had more than ...

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02-0748-CR State v. Hacker

Dane G. Hacker appeals from a judgment entered after the trial court found him guilty of retail theft. He claims there was insufficient evidence to support the conviction. Because there was sufficient evidence to support the conviction, this court affirms. ...

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01-3503 White v. Godinez

“By the time of his consultation on the night before trial (the only time any substantive issues were discussed), Green knew, or should have known, from discovery materials produced to the defense, that police had confirmed Michael White’s alibi and ...

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01-2582 Ripple, et al. v. R.F. Technologies Inc.

Susan H. Ripple, individually, as guardian of her children, and as administrator of her husband’s estate, appeals from the judgment dismissing her complaint and granting R.F. Technologies Inc.’s motion for summary judgment. We conclude that there are genuine issues of ...

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01-2842-CR State v. Zuniga

The State appeals orders suppressing evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant and denying its motion for reconsideration. It argues that marijuana seized from Ernesto Zuniga was admissible because the warrant application establishes probable cause even if parts are excised ...

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00-3791 Holleman v. Cotton

“Holleman had a duty to initiate an inquiry into all relevant claims. One of those relevant claims is the conflict of interest claim. And multiple representation easily may lead to a conflict of interest claim. The Supreme Court itself had ...

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00-4167 In re: Till

“Like the Third Circuit, see GMAC, 999 F.2d at 69, and the Fifth Circuit, see Smithwick, 121 F. 3d at 214, we believe that to exclude the element of profit from the fixing of the market rate would violate the ...

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01-2819 U.S. v. Woods

“Under Federal Rule of Evidence 803, ‘[a] statement describing or explaining an event or condition made while the declarant was perceiving the event or condition, or immediately thereafter’ is admissible regardless of whether the declarant is available to testify at ...

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02-0416 Badzinski v. Patnode

Merle Patnode, pro se, appeals from the trial court order, following a small claims court bench trial, awarding Victoria A. Badzinski $5,000 plus costs. Although Patnode makes many assertions that do not easily reduce to legal arguments, he primarily seems ...

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