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01-1368 U.S. v. Anderson

“[W]hile we agree with Anderson that the indictment in the instant case is flawed, we do not find it is so deficient that it must now be set aside. Section 2252A(a)(5)(b) states that any person who ‘knowingly possesses . . ...

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01-1841 Jensen v. School District of Rhinelander

“We have reviewed the evaluation. It exclusively concerns the board’s view of the manner in which Jensen performed his responsibilities as superintendent. While Jensen’s reputation may be damaged by disclosing the evaluation, as the trial court aptly observed, media reports ...

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01-0220-CR State v. Lawrence

Richard Lawrence appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Lawrence pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, his seventh conviction of this offense. Lawrence argues that his plea was not knowingly, intelligently, ...

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01-3215 In the Matter of Grand Jury Proceedings

“[T]he district court found that the ‘records did exist’ and that Rinaldi was not ‘going to furnish the records voluntarily, because [Rinaldi] d[id]n’t think the Government ha[d] a right to them.’ Therefore, the district court wanted to coerce Rinaldi into ...

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01-2764 State v. McKinnie

The two crimes, for carjacking and operating an automobile without the owner’s consent, were committed a day apart in different counties and constituted separate and distinct crimes. Accordingly, the crimes were properly charged separately and did not implicate Double Jeopardy ...

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01-0422-CR State v. Earley

Duane A. Earley has appealed from a judgment convicting him of causing great bodily injury by the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He has also appealed from an order denying his motion to ...

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00-2607 U.S. v. Wallace

“Wallace first argues that the district court ‘lacked subject matter jurisdiction’ once the Supreme Court of Illinois vacated his felony conviction. As the government appropriately notes, Wallace’s argument is not really one of subject matter jurisdiction, see United States v. ...

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01-1368 Armbruster v. Fitzgerald

Douglas Fitzgerald appeals from a default judgment in favor of Robert and Patricia Armbruster. Fitzgerald challenges the default judgment and the damages award on numerous grounds. We conclude that the circuit court did not erroneously exercise its discretion by granting ...

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01-0370 State ex rel. Knowlin v. Schwarz

Lee A. Knowlin has appealed pro se from an order dismissing his petition for a writ of certiorari challenging his probation revocation. We affirm the order. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Racine County, Barry, J., Per Curiam ...

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01-1391 U.S. v. Curtis

“Curtis, the government, the court, and the jury knew of the tape and knew that it was completely blank during the trial. Moreover, even had it been newly discovered, it would not have been material to his defense. Curtis claims ...

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01-1995-CR State v. Avery

Shawn E. Avery appeals a judgment of conviction for possession of marijuana. Avery pled no contest to the offense after the trial court denied his motion to suppress evidence. Avery challenges this ruling on appeal. Avery argues that (1) the ...

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01-2554 U.S. v. McGee

“The district court found that McGee had left his apartment once the officers began knocking upon his front door. Rather than move towards the door (and avoid forcible entry), McGee exited the apartment and began to ascend the stairs of ...

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01-0877-CR State v. Massey

Airry Massey appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after he pled guilty to one count of felony murder, as a party to a crime. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for resentencing, or in the ...

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01-1903 U.S. v. Smith

“The informant’s statement in our case bears at least as many indicia of reliability as the informant’s statement in Berthiaume. First, in the present case, Goodlow’s testimony supported the informant’s statement. Next, the informant in our case told Detective Pointer ...

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01-1564-CR State v. Sendejo

Kevin L. Sendejo appeals from a judgment, an amended judgment, and an order denying his motion to modify his sentence. Sendejo claims that the corrected judgment is invalid because it was not ordered by the trial court and the sentence ...

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00-4272 U.S. v. Hirsch

“The severity of his illness and the circumstances of its contraction are highly unusual features of the case that is likely to take it outside the Guidelines’ ‘heartland.’ See Koon, 518 U.S. at 95. Further, Hirsch’s illness is not a ...

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01-0251 Stockton, et al. v. Haselow, et al.

Michael Haack, by his guardian ad litem, and Michael and Jean Stockton (collectively, Stockton) appeal from a judgment dismissing their medical malpractice and related claims against Dr. William Haselow and the Wisconsin Patients’ Compensation Fund (Dr. Haselow). On appeal, Stockton ...

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01-1511-CR State v. Schreiber

Aaron O. Schreiber appeals from a judgment of conviction for taking and driving a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Schreiber makes two arguments: (1) that the sentencing court imposed an ...

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01-0860-CR State v. Gray

James E. Gray appeals from a judgment entered after a bench trial, convicting him of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Gray also appeals from the trial court’s ...

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01-1677-CR State v. Schulteis

Michael Schulteis appeals from a judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion alleging ineffective assistance of counsel. He claims ...

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01-3202 Herrnreiter v. CHA

“A court of appeals has the authority to implement a settlement reached while the case is on appeal. See Fed. R. App. P. 33. But first the court must know the settlement’s terms. When the parties do not agree on ...

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01-1791-CRNM State v. Rivera

Alejandro Rivera appeals a judgment convicting him of first-degree intentional homicide as party to a crime. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. Rivera was sentenced to a life term in prison with no eligibility for parole. Appellate counsel ...

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