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01-2553 McShan v. Smith, et al.

Jessie McShan appeals an order dismissing his complaint against the Wisconsin Parole Commission and two of its members. The issue is whether McShan’s complaint states any causes of action that he should be allowed to pursue in this proceeding. We ...

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01-2536-CR, 01-2537-CR State v. Vang

John Vang appeals an order denying his motion to modify his sentence. Vang challenges the circuit court’s exercise of sentencing discretion. Vang also broadly attacks the manner in which circuit courts exercise sentencing discretion and the manner in which appellate ...

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01-1733 Williams v. City of Lake Geneva

“Once the City found that the Condoses’ 1999-2000 license was void, the Condoses could not apply for an appropriate liquor license via renewal of that void license. The only way for them to obtain an appropriate license was to file ...

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01-2629 Town of Delavan v. Suriano, et al.

Greater Geneva Group Inc. (Geneva Group), appeals from a summary judgment in favor of the Town of Delavan. The order for judgment permanently enjoins Geneva Group from operating an adult entertainment establishment, Exotica V, at its present location in the ...

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01-2132 Feltner v. Title Search Company

“In the contempt and sanctions order, the district court quoted the ‘unequivocal commands’ in the injunction and compared those commands with the arguments asserted in Title Search’s motions. Notwithstanding Title Search’s assertions to the contrary, the issue of ownership was ...

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01-1276 State ex rel. Harr v. McCaughtry, et al.

Daniel Harr appeals from an order affirming a prison disciplinary decision. He raises numerous issues concerning the disciplinary proceeding. We reject his arguments and affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist IV, Dodge County, Schultz, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: ...

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00-1567 Young v. United States

Congress is presumed to draft limitations periods in light of the principle that such periods are customarily subject to equitable tolling unless tolling would be inconsistent with statutory text. Tolling is appropriate here. Petitioners’ Chapter 13 petition erected an automatic ...

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00-568 New York v. FERC

New York insists that retail transactions are subject only to state regulation, but the electric industry has changed since the FPA was enacted, at which time the electricity universe was neatly divided into spheres of retail versus wholesale sales. The ...

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01-2784-FT Meyer v. Schmitz, et al.

Steve and Jane Meyer appeal an order dismissing Rural Insurance Company from this action. The issues are whether: (1) the insurer established on summary judgment that its policy did not provide coverage, and (2) there is a dispute of material ...

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00-973 United States v. Vonn

Relying on the canon that expressing one item of a commonly associated group or series excludes another left unmentioned, Vonn claims that Rule 11(h)’s specification of harmless-error review shows an intent to exclude the plain-error standard with which harmless error ...

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01-1910 Israel, et al. v. U.S.D.A.

“[T]he Agreement provides for 50% recapture of appreciation on whichever of the following dates occurs first: the Agreement’s expiration on September 14, 1999, the date plaintiffs pay the loan in full, the date the plaintiffs cease farming, or the date ...

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01-2081 Thielman v. Leean, et al.

“Just as Sandin dealt with prison regulations, it also dealt with a prison and a prisoner. Although the WRC, in part, houses correctional inmates, it cannot be termed a prison with regard to Chapter 980 patients. The entire premise of ...

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01-1356 Outagamie County v. McGlone

Martin McGlone appeals an order remanding him to the custody of the Outagamie County Sheriff to serve jail time of 1,160 days for failure to pay forfeitures. McGlone argues that his right to due process was violated because the court ...

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01-1460 Delgado v. Jones, et al.

“On the facts of this complaint, Delgado had information about criminal activity that potentially involved an immediate relative of an elected official, who also happened to be a close personal friend of Chief Jones. Fully divulging this information to his ...

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01-2581-FT Eckendorf v. Austin

Josephine Eckendorf appeals a judgment that declares the interest of herself and her neighbors in an easement. This matter returns to this court following a reversal and remand. Eckendorf argues that (1) there is no language in the easement that ...

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01-3673 Beth B. v. Van Clay

“When her peers worked on mathematics, she was exposed to various numbers. When the class studied meteorology and weather patterns, she looked at pictures of clouds. Beth cannot participate in class discussion or lectures. “We find it unnecessary at this ...

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01-2935 Martinez-Camargo v. INS

“In this case, there can be no question that Officer’s Suchy’s actions did not impact Martinez-Camargo’s substantive rights. Martinez-Camargo’s primary complaint – indeed, his only complaint – is that Officer Suchy both arrested and examined him. Martinez-Camargo must therefore demonstrate ...

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01-1402 State v. Thornton

William H. Thornton, Jr. appeals from orders denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 motion, seeking dismissal of his penalty enhancer convictions based on State v. Peete, 185 Wis.2d 4, 517 N.W.2d 149 (1994) (holding state must prove nexus between underlying ...

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01-1203 U.S. v. Inglese

“In the present case, the record is replete with evidence for the jury to conclude that both Inglese and Baumhardt were deliberately ignorant. For example, Officers Kelly and McClain both testified that they told Inglese and Baumhardt that Officer McClain ...

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