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01-1021 Flint v. O'Connell, M.D.

“Therefore, we conclude that Rieck [v. Medical Protective Co., 64 Wis.2d 514 (1974)] controls the public policy analysis of the damages associated with the costs of raising a healthy child to the age of majority because Flint had only an ...

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01-2021-CR State v. Grubor

Alexander Grubor appeals from a judgment of conviction of possession of THC with intent to deliver and a related tax stamp violation. He argues that the jury was tainted because the venire panel viewed weapons during voir dire. He also ...

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01-0774 State v. Rouse

“Although it is true that Rouse’s crime was not the cause of the bank’s employees being paid their salaries, Rouse does not dispute that his conduct was a substantial factor in causing them to investigate his forgeries rather than perform ...

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01-1292-CR State v. Nelson

Mark Nelson appeals from the judgment of conviction entered after a jury trial and the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues on appeal that the trial court erred when it admitted certain evidence. Because we conclude that ...

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01-1662 State v. Smith

“When the trial court stated that it saw a need to ‘avoid needless consumption of time’ and to ‘protect [the victim] from further harassment,’ it tacitly invoked § 904.03. In light of this, [citation], and the following reasons, we conclude ...

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01-0967-CR State v. Taylor

William D. Taylor appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him and the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. The issue on appeal is whether Taylor received ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Because Taylor failed to provide the ...

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01-2237-CR State v. Moffett

Warren A. Moffett appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury found him guilty of three counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child. Moffett also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial. ...

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01-2493 Schmidt v. Wisconsin O'Connor Corporation

David Schmidt and Shelby Williams (collectively, Schmidt) appeal from a circuit court order dismissing their postjudgment motion to reconsider a Wis. Stat. ch. 799 small claims judgment based on a court commissioner’s decision that denied them double damages and attorney’s ...

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01-1250 Bentz v. Mosling

Michael Mosling appeals a judgment dismissing his counterclaim against Jane Bentz for her alleged misrepresentation in the sale of a dental practice. Mosling claims that during the parties’ negotiation over the purchase price, Bentz misrepresented the number of prepaid patients ...

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01-2149 In re: Edwin R. Smith

“In an oral ruling, the court modified the Plan and then confirmed it. The court did so after stating that he ‘closely scrutinizes these cases to determine whether there – the plan is proposed in good faith.’ Bankr. Tr. at ...

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00-4196 Mitchell v. Donchin, et al.

“Rappaport told Mitchell that other people had made the decision to terminate the funding for Oasis Graphics Arts and that he thought that Felner was the motivating force behind the decision. Additionally, Rappaport told Mitchell that he strongly opposed terminating ...

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01-2395 Ienco v. City of Chicago

“In [Newsome v. McCabe, 256 F.3d 747 (7th Cir. 2001)], we withdrew dicta in four of our previous opinions – which had each been understood to permit Section 1983 malicious prosecution claims but bar similar claims asserting that defendants’ actions ...

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01-2812-CR State v. Lee

Thomas A. Lee appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict convicting him of battery. He claims that the trial court erroneously exercised its discretion in admitting under the excited-utterance exception to the rule against hearsay the victim’s out-of-court ...

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00-1408 U.S. v. Warda

“[I]t was Warda who asked the district court to vacate his original sentence pursuant to section 2255. He sought that relief on the premise that he had been induced to accept the 1996 addendum to his plea agreement by his ...

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01-2476-CR State v. McConnell

Gerald C. McConnell appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). McConnell argues that the State’s simultaneous prosecution of him for both OWI and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration (PAC), ...

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01-2422 U.S. v. Yang

“It is the enforcement of the customs laws combined with the mandate of protecting the borders of the United States that permits the extension of the search rights of border authorities to allow non-routine searches in areas near our nation’s ...

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01-1760-CR State v. Culver

Kurt G. Culver appeals from a judgment of conviction for possession with intent to deliver marijuana (500 grams or less) and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Culver argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel when his ...

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01-2233-CR State v. Cosby

Jade Lamont Cosby, pro se, appeals from a judgment of conviction, entered after his probation was revoked, for the delivery of a controlled substance-cocaine. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for resentencing. Cosby claims that: (1) ...

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01-1844 State v. Sicard

Jason M. Sicard has appealed from an order denying a postconviction motion filed by him and from an order denying his motion for reconsideration. We affirm the orders. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Winnebago County, Schmidt, J., ...

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01-1873 State v. Polak

“We place particular emphasis on the written waiver of counsel form, used in conjunction with the oral colloquy, because that form unequivocally states Polak’s awareness of the assistance an attorney could provide and that an attorney might discover helpful things ...

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