Quantcast
Home / News (page 1111) /

News

00-3052 U.S. v. Walker

“It is clear that Walker was in physical pain (not many people find vomiting too comfortable). But whether the physical pain was so acute as to make his confession involuntary depends on the underlying facts of the situation. The district ...

Read More »

01-1095-CR State v. Robinson

Gregory Robinson appeals his convictions by a jury of intimidating a victim, criminal damage to property, and disorderly conduct. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. In his postconviction motion, Robinson raised and again raises on appeal, three arguments. ...

Read More »

00-3884 U.S. v. Harris

“The prosecutor’s comment was made in the context of an assessment of Young’s explanation of the tape recorded conversation. In the interest of presenting the complete picture, the prosecution introduced both the tapes and Young’s testimonial explanation as to what ...

Read More »

00-4208, 01-1882 U.S. v. Maro

“Maro committed eight robberies in 1989, six in Illinois and two in Wisconsin. He was charged in both the Northern District of Illinois and the Western District of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin case was transferred to Illinois, pursuant to Rule 20 ...

Read More »

00-2463-CR State v. Memmer

Annette Memmer appeals a judgment of conviction entered after revocation of probation and an order denying her postconviction motion. The issue is whether she received ineffective assistance of counsel during probation revocation proceedings. We affirm. This opinion will not be ...

Read More »

00-4185 U.S. v. Trotter

“Of course use may support an inference of possession. A person might test positive for marijuana if he never touched the stuff but spent a lot of time around heavy smokers and ended up with some of the drug in ...

Read More »

01-1124-FT Northern Visions Inc. v. Hishmeh

James Hishmeh and his wife, Cathy Hishmeh, appeal a default judgment entered in favor of Northern Visions Inc., and an order denying their motion to vacate the default judgment. They argue that the circuit court failed to obtain personal jurisdiction ...

Read More »

00-3506-CR State v. Moss

Robert Moss appeals a judgment convicting him of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver it. He claims the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress evidence which police seized from a residence he was occupying at the ...

Read More »

00-1254 U.S. v. Reyes

“At trial, the prosecution submitted a mountain of evidence to establish that Reyes was aware of his legal duty not to export Munitions List articles to Iran or any foreign country without a license. This evidence included expert testimony establishing ...

Read More »

00-3376, 01-1216 Smith v. Golde

Margaret Smith appeals a judgment and an amended judgment for damages granted by the trial court on remand from this court. The judgments awarded her $813,200, but Margaret argues that she should have received the amount awarded in the original ...

Read More »

01-1720-CR State v. Lewis

Timothy D. Lewis appeals from judgments entered after he pled no contest to battery while armed, and guilty to disorderly conduct while armed. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction order seeking discovery of the victim’s medical records. ...

Read More »

01-1170-FT In Re the Marriage of Peters v. Peters

Michelle Peters appeals her divorce judgment. She challenges the property division, arguing that the trial court erroneously valued her former husband, Joseph’s, interest in a family corporation at zero, when the undisputed book value was $279,000. She also argues that ...

Read More »

00-1429 Morrell v. Mock, et al.

“[W]e must balance the nature of the private interests at stake, the risk of harm from erroneous deprivations, and the government’s interests affected… We believe that the same considerations underlying the recognition of a parent’s due process right to pre-deprivation ...

Read More »

00-1354 McCoy v. Gilbert, et al.

“McCoy had notice of the new rule, and his reliance interests have not been unduly trammeled. We see no manifest injustice in telling a prisoner on a going-forward basis that he must work through and exhaust the administrative processes available ...

Read More »

01-0154 Shoemaker v. KraftMaid Cabinetry Inc.

Susan Shoemaker appeals the circuit court’s order granting KraftMaid Cabinetry, Inc.’s motion to dismiss and the court’s judgment entered in favor of KraftMaid for costs. For the following reasons, we affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist IV, Rock ...

Read More »

00-2409 Fulghum v. General Motors Corporation

Robert H. Scheer and Susanne M. Fulghum appeal from a judgment entered on a jury verdict dismissing their products liability claim against the General Motors Corporation. They filed this claim after Scheer’s 1994 GMC Jimmy sports utility vehicle rolled over ...

Read More »

00-4219 Curry v. Menard, Inc.

“Curry offered sufficient evidence to survive summary judgment because she established that two employees – Margaret Venetico and Anne Mercurio – had two or more cash discrepancies during Stanley’s tenure at the store but were neither suspended nor terminated. “For ...

Read More »