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01-3693 Yadegar-Sargis v. INS

“Ms. Sargis undoubtedly has endured harassment and hardship in Iran on the basis of her ethnicity and religious affiliation. She has been confronted by police because her dress did not conform to the requirements imposed by the dominant religion, interrogated ...

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01-1848-CR State v. Snodgrass

Charles Snodgrass appeals from a judgment of conviction and an order denying his postconviction motion. The issues are whether the search warrant was supported by probable cause, whether his right to a speedy trial was violated, and whether he was ...

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01-3024-CR State v. Polnitz

David E. Polnitz appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after he pled guilty to one count of robbery, with the use of force, as party to a crime. Polnitz claims that the trial court erred when it denied his ...

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01-3302 Scott v. Barnhart

“Although the Commissioner submits that the evidence of record demonstrates that Darius could not satisfy Listing 112.05’s diagnostic definition of mental retardation, we are hard pressed to find this precise conclusion either implicitly or explicitly in the ALJ’s opinion. See ...

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01-2093-CR State v. Galewski

Jason D. Galewski appeals from an order denying his motion to suppress and a judgment convicting him of injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle. Galewski argues that the trial court erred by denying his suppression motion because the ...

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01-2983 U.S. v. Farr

“[W]e refuse to agree with Farr’s meritless argument that the trial judge abused his discretion in declining to grant a third continuance. At the outset, we note that Farr and his attorney had both adequate time and access to discovery ...

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02-0162-CR State v. Timm

Shawn A. Timm appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), second offense. Timm contends that the trial court erroneously denied his motion to suppress evidence because the arresting officer did not have reasonable ...

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01-3018 U.S. v. McLeczynsky

“When read in its entirety and including the incorporated allegations from Count I, Count II describes in great detail McLeczynsky’s role as an intermediary between bribe payors and payees who, for personal profit, participated in a scheme by which corrupt ...

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01-2509 Stubbe v. Guidant Mutual Insurance Co.

“It is reasonable to read the schedule of underlying limits (which lists underinsured motorist coverage as ‘included’) and the policy’s requirement that the insured ‘maintain in full effect the insurance afforded by each policy described in the Declarations’ to indicate ...

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02-0487-CR State v. Cleaves

Howard S. Cleaves appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense (OWI). Cleaves argues that the trial court erred in modifying the standard jury instruction regarding the definition of operating a motor vehicle. ...

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01-3261 Lloyd v. Vannatta

“Although we have not yet ‘conclusively determined whether, or to what extent, the one-year deadline in § 2244(d)(1) is actually subject to the doctrine of equitable tolling,’ Johnson v. McCaughtry, 265 F.3d 559, 565 (7th Cir. 2001), cert. denied, 122 ...

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01-3298 Fabyan v. Achtenhagen, et al.

“Here, the legislature has specifically dictated what a plaintiff must do to initiate a cause of action. Fabyan did not comply with this mandate. The trial court lacked the competence to proceed with this case because the clear mandates of ...

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02-0126-CR State v. Wilde

Thomas J. Wilde appeals a judgment of the circuit court finding him guilty of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense. Wilde argues that his motion to suppress evidence should have been granted because the ordinance under which he ...

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01-3480 St. Pierre v. Walls

“After previously being found guilty of two murders by a jury, Robert St. Pierre decided to forgo another trial and accepted responsibility and willingly pled guilty, knowing that death was a possible sentence. The facts are replete with examples where ...

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01-2667-CR State v. Carson

Bruce L. Carson appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), second offense. Carson pled no contest to the charge following the trial court’s denial of his motion to suppress evidence of his blood ...

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01-3425 U.S. v. Tankersley

“Tankersley failed to comply with the district court’s preliminary injunction, and as a result of that failure, the government and the receiver expended substantial resources investigating Tankersley and securing his assets. For example, the government explained at Tankersley’s sentencing hearing ...

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01-2938 Olson v. Auto Sport, Inc.

“We do not disagree that James and Auto Sport undoubtedly had a contractual relationship. For instance, if Auto Sport refused to pay prize money to which James was entitled, James certainly could enforce that obligation. Conversely, we do not doubt ...

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02-0325-CR State v. Fink

Steven T. Fink appeals from a judgment of conviction and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Without representation of counsel, Fink pled no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct. Fink argues that the circuit court erred in ...

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01-3488 U.S. v. Fearman

“After the thwarted foreclosure, Fearman’s husband still owed EMC $47,000. Indeed, if the foreclosure sale had been conducted as planned and EMC had walked away with title to the property, Fearman’s husband would have owed EMC only $10,000, the remaining ...

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01-3100 State v. Church

Judgment and order affirmed. Recommended for publication in the official reports. Dist IV, Dane County, O’Brien, J., Vergeront, P.J. Attorneys: For Appellant: James L. Fullin Jr., Madison For Respondent: David J. Becker, Madison; Robert J. Kaiser Jr., Madison

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01-2761-CR State v. Williamson

Laron J. Williamson appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him and the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. The issue on appeal is whether the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when it sentenced Williamson. Williamson asserts ...

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01-1398 State v. Jones

And, even though the key information in the warrant affidavit was more than six-months old, which represents a “close call,” we nevertheless hold that the informant’s information was not impermissibly “stale.” Finally, we reject defendant’s contention that the drug tax ...

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