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01-2998 EEOC v. Board of Regents

“[T]he argument is, even though the EEOC would have the power to sue the states to remedy a pattern of intentional discrimination, the state retains immunity from this suit. If the individuals cannot sue, the EEOC should not be able ...

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00-0944 Yocherer v. Farmers Insurance Exchange

“An insured should not be required to proceed at the time of the accident under his or her underinsured motorist policy without any knowledge of the underlying tortfeasors’ liability or coverage or the insured’s own potential contributory negligence. For these ...

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01-3750, 01-3751 U.S. v. Crum

“The Crums rely on an alleged distinction between the ‘Treasury Department’ and the ‘Department of the Treasury.’ They assert that the ‘Treasury Department’ and the ‘Department of the Treasury’ are ‘distinct statutory entities, each with a separate identity, history, stature, ...

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01-0826 State v. Davison

“As defense counsel points out, Wis. Stat. § 939.66(2m) contains no language limiting its application to any particular provisions of the statutes or any types of batteries. Instead, the statute is applicable to the entire criminal code. Furthermore, the phrase ...

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01-1147 State v. Long

“We determine that the trial court admitted the evidence of gang ties on the reasonable basis that such affiliations might color the testimony of the various witnesses. We acknowledge Long’s concern that evidence of a person’s gang ties may imply ...

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99-2587 State v. Samuel

Accordingly, we reverse the Court of Appeals’ decision. “Samuel was formally charged with interference with custody, abduction, and sexual assault of a child. He moved in limine to suppress all of Tisha’s statements. At the hearing on the motion, Samuel ...

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01-0808 State v. Hall

“In the instant case, while the trial court was authorized to impose consecutive sentences pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 973.15(2)(a), it never explained why it imposed the sentences consecutively such that Hall will never live long enough to serve them. ...

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00-1846 State v. Multaler

Accordingly, where police executed the warrant and found two computer disks of child pornography, defendant was properly convicted of 28 counts of child pornography. And, even though the 28 charges were identical, the charges were not unconstitutionally multiplicitous because they ...

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01-2136-CR State v. Nytsch

Nikolaus Nytsch appeals from the judgment convicting him of one count of first-degree sexual assault of a child. The issue on appeal is whether the trial court erroneously permitted hearsay testimony to be introduced. Because we conclude that the testimony ...

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01-1842-CR State v. Cundy

James A. Cundy appeals from a judgment of conviction of arson and from an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial. He seeks a new trial in the interests of justice on the ground that a police officer ...

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00-3122, 00-3178, 00-3181, 00-3182, 00-3367, 01-1239, 01-1617, 01-1654, 01-2231, 01-2339, 01-2445, 01-2747, 01-2785, & 01-3545 Cheryl Reynolds, et al. v. Beneficial National Bank, et al.

“The various objectors to the settlement, primarily intervening or would-be intervening plaintiffs who have claims that the settlement will release, contend that the settlement agreement is the product of a ‘reverse auction,’ the practice whereby the defendant in a series ...

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01-2676-CR State v. Moen

Daniel P. Moen appeals from a judgment of conviction on one count of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, contrary to Wis. Stat. § 346.63(1)(a) (1999-2000). Moen claims that the evidence presented at trial was insufficient to prove beyond a ...

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01-1937 EEOC v. United Air Lines, Inc.

“In her charge of discrimination, Ms. Droge alleges that she has suffered discrimination on the basis of her national origin and sex because of UAL’s failure to make contributions to the French social security system on her behalf. The information ...

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01-3596 Hickey v. O'Bannon, et al.

“Here, the appellants failed to plead facts that, if true, state a constitutional or section 1983 violation as a matter of law. Accepting all facts therein as true, the most liberal reading of the appellants’ complaint reveals only that the ...

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