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00-2055-CR State v. Gogin

Thomas D. Gogin appeals from a judgment convicting him of second-degree sexual assault and false imprisonment and from an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial. Because we conclude that trial counsel was ineffective, we reverse and remand ...

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00-2364 State v. Williams

William Williams appeals from an order denying postconviction relief from a judgment convicting him of false imprisonment and substantial battery, both as a repeater. He was originally convicted on a plea and placed on probation in 1996. After the Department ...

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01-1298 U.S. v. Dowell

“Contrary to the government’s argument, we have repeatedly held that an error in designating the judgment will not result in a loss of appeal if the intent to appeal from the contested judgment may be inferred from the notice and ...

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00-3423-CR State v. Davis

Stacy Davis appeals a judgment convicting him of two counts of recklessly endangering safety, and an order denying postconviction relief. He argues that his trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance because he failed to make an appropriate offer of proof, failed ...

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00-2982-CR State v. Blackburn

David Blackburn appeals a judgment convicting him of repeatedly sexually assaulting his stepdaughter. He argues that the State failed to present sufficient evidence to support the conviction. We reject that argument and affirm the judgment. This opinion will not be ...

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00-2389 Matlin v. City of Sheboygan

Accordingly, the trial court erred in dismissing plaintiff’s petition. “The interest of the City and public in preventing harm from dilapidated buildings is adequately served by the initial raze order. This triggers the events which may lead to the repair ...

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00-2863 State v. Maxon

Chad T. Maxon appeals his trial court conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He presents three issues: First, he claims that there was not probable cause to stop and arrest him. Second, he ...

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01-1059 Wallscetti v. Fox, et al.

“Wallscetti … points to an April 10, 1997 entry in Lagges’ confidential file. This entry mostly discusses Lagges’s unwillingness to grant Wallscetti a transfer until she provided him with supporting evidence for her allegations against Fox. The end of the ...

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00-2143 Pietrowski v. Dufrane

And this is so even though plaintiffs, and others in the subdivision, had also violated the restrictive covenant by erecting sheds on their property. “The Dufranes assert that ‘the distinguishing factor in the present case is that the plaintiff has ...

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00-3441 State v. Senecal

Michael A. Senecal appeals from an order revoking his driving privileges based upon the trial’s court determination that Senecal improperly refused to submit to a chemical test under the Implied Consent Law, Wis. Stat. sec. 343.305. On appeal, Senecal argues ...

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00-3827 Johnson v. Nordstrom Inc., et al.

“Johnson takes issue with the district court’s reliance on her alleged interview answer stating that sales would be the primary aspect of the beauty director’s job. Johnson claims that ‘even if she did [give that answer], that was not necessarily ...

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01-0546-CR State v. Miller

Douglas J. Miller appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration (OWPAC). Miller challenges the denial of his motion to suppress the results of a chemical test of his blood. Specifically, Miller ...

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00-2906 State v. Whistleman

“Whistleman’s argument that the disks are not ‘pictorial reproductions’ because one cannot see the images of the children by looking at the disks is not persuasive. The words ‘or other’ before ‘pictorial reproduction’ indicate that the legislature meant that the ...

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00-3410-CR State v. Rumlow

Ryan Rumlow appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He claims that the arresting officer did not have probable cause to administer a preliminary breath test. Rumlow thus contends that ...

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01-2460 Graham v. Lappin

“Plaintiffs have standing, for they allege both a concrete injury to themselves and the possibility that the relief they seek will redress that injury. See Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife, 504 U.S. 555, 560-61 (1992). Moreover, a district court is ...

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99-0946 Salveson v. Douglas County

“In deciding to award back pay, the circuit court found that Salveson was physically unable to work as a full-time street paramedic, but that she was able to perform other, less rigorous paramedic work. The court noted that after she ...

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01-0203 Town of Madison v. Gartland

Randall E. Gartland appeals a circuit court judgment convicting him of speeding. He argues that the circuit court erred in failing to dismiss the charge against him because the prosecutor failed to comply with a court order requiring him to ...

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00-2326 Newsome v. McCabe

“Putting Buckley and all problems of establishing causation to one side, we make the normal immunity inquiry: was it clearly established in 1979 and 1980 that police could not withhold from prosecutors exculpatory information about fingerprints and the conduct of ...

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99-0649 Martindale v. Ripp

And, because we conclude that this erroneous exercise of discretion affected plaintiff’s substantial rights, we reverse and remand the case to the circuit court for a new trial. “Here the circuit court erred for several reasons. First, the circuit court ...

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98-3329 Baierl v. McTaggart

Accordingly, summary judgment was properly entered in favor of the tenants and the decision of the court of appeals must be reversed. Although the landlord argues that the illegal provision is severable from the remainder of the lease, we disagree. ...

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00-2522 Townsend v. Vallas

“In Mr. Townsend’s case, however, the Board only temporarily transferred him from his teaching position, pending an investigation regarding the death of a child, and it provided Mr. Townsend with his full teacher’s salary while it did so. Within two ...

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00-2827 Equity Enterprises, Inc. v. Milosch

“Therefore, because section 5.1 does not contain any geographical restrictions, section 5.1 fails and the jury finding that it was reasonable is an error of law.” In addition, we conclude that the stipulated damages clause of the contract, sec. 4.2, ...

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00-4145 Delany v. DeTella, et al.

“Here, both in duration and severity, the nature of Delaney’s alleged deprivation was significant and serious, and apparently no alternatives were made available to mitigate the effects of the deprivation. We recently noted that segregation is akin to solitary confinement ...

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00-0003 Reid v. Benz

“In Elliott [v. Donahue, 169 Wis.2d 310 (1992)] we clearly stated that the proper procedure for an insurance company to follow when coverage is disputed is to request a bifurcated trial on the issues of coverage and liability and move ...

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