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01-2398 State v. Helm

“We conclude pursuant to State v. Martin, 121 Wis. 2d 670, 360 N.W.2d 43 (1985), that the circuit court had authority to resentence Helm to correct his prior invalid sentence and that the circuit court’s corrected sentence was properly based ...

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01-2668-CR State v. Arias-Cruz

Alfonso Arias-Cruz appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him and the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues on appeal that the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when it sentenced him and when it denied ...

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01-2720 State v. Eskridge

“Here, we conclude that under the facts of this case, Eskridge’s claim of privacy is not consistent with historical notions of privacy. Historical notions of privacy do not seem to encompass ‘common areas’ in apartment buildings. As pointed out earlier, ...

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01-298 Lapides v. Board of Regents

Georgia was brought involuntarily into the case as a defendant in state court, but it then voluntarily removed the case to federal court, thus voluntarily invoking that court’s jurisdiction. Unless this Court is to abandon the general principle requiring waiver ...

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01-2930 In the Matter of: Mary Anne Zurn

“Zurn’s bankruptcy ended in 1996. The plan of reorganization has been fully implemented; there is nothing to ‘enforce’ and no reason to reopen and alter the plan. Zurn’s belief that anyone who has been a debtor in bankruptcy has eternal ...

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00-3557, 00-4020 Gustafson v. Jones

“[E]ven if Gustafson and Cornejo were advancing some private interests when they raised concerns about Jones’s orders, their claim survives as long as they also intended to bring to light what they believed to be the negative law enforcement consequences ...

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01-1928 Acker v. EPA

“As a practical matter, the order has no legal force except to impose upon Acker the already-existing burden of complying with the CAA and its implementing regulations. … The order did not impose upon Acker any sanction or administrative penalty. ...

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01-3471, 01-3472, 01-3473, 01-3474, 01-3475, 01-3476, 01-3477, 01-3478, 01-3479, 01-3480, 01-3481, 01-3482, 01-3483, 01-3484, 01-3485, 01-3486, 01-3487, 01-3488, 01-3489, 01-3490 Village of Trempealeau v. Mikrut

Mike Mikrut appeals a judgment finding him guilty of violating Village of Trempealeau, Wis., Ordinances secs. 8-4-8, 9-1-1, and 10-1-28(d) (2000), relating to the storage of junk vehicles and operation of junk and salvage yards. The trial court imposed a ...

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01-1470 Steinle v. Steinle, et al.

Ruby Reinhardt and her husband, Christopher Reinhardt, appeal a judgment which determined that several living trust documents and a will prepared by Christopher Reinhardt and executed by Ruby’s brother, Chris Steinle, were invalid due to undue influence. Assuming that the ...

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00-4205 U.S. v. Trennell

“Here the alleged Apprendi error occurred not at sentencing, as the jury found drug quantity beyond a reasonable doubt, but only at the indictment stage. Therefore, in order for us to find an Apprendi violation, we would have to find ...

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01-3379-CR State v. Kennedy

Antoinette Kennedy appeals from a judgment entered after she pled no contest to one count of theftmovable property. She also appeals from an order denying her postconviction motion requesting that her judgment be vacated. Kennedy claims the trial court erroneously ...

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01-3496 U.S. v. Johnson

“Although this case presents a close question, we believe that the factual record before the state court judge was sufficient to support a finding of probable cause and the issuance of the search warrant. It is true that the CI ...

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01-1335 Trevino v. Ladd & Milaeger, et al.

Armando Trevino claims that the trial court erred when it granted summary judgment dismissing his legal malpractice action against his criminal defense attorney. We affirm because Trevino has failed to allege in his complaint or present evidence in opposition to ...

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01-2567 Bill's Distributing, Ltd. v. Cormican et al

“This escalating liability for greater culpability builds on the general right to sue for timber trespass and defines new rights, defenses and obligations under the statute. We therefore conclude that the amended statute is substantively different.” However, plaintiff correctly notes ...

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