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01-1101 Stasiewicz v. Pagan, et al.

Juan Pagan, Jr. and Allstate Insurance Company (collectively, “Allstate”) appeal from a judgment entered in favor of Daniel S. Stasiewicz. Allstate claims: (1) the trial court erred in failing to dismiss Stasiewicz’s claim for permanent injury; (2) the trial court ...

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01-1007 Tucci v. Rubin, et al.

Tammy L. Tucci appeals the judgment rendered in favor of Dr. Ronald G. Rubin and his insurance company after a jury trial in her medical malpractice suit. Tucci argues that the trial court: (1) erroneously exercised its discretion in permitting ...

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01-1634-CR State v. Wimpie

Travis S. Wimpie appeals from a judgment of conviction entered on a jury verdict convicting him of one count of armed robbery, as a party to a crime. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for a ...

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01-1328 Green v. Benden, et al.

“The Younger factors all favor abstention. First, Dr. Green’s state-court administrative review action, which plainly is judicial in nature, was pending when he filed this lawsuit… Second, the DPR proceedings implicate important state interests in the regulation and licensing of ...

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00-2712 State ex rel. Treat v. Puckett

“There is no dispute that periodic review of inmates’ security classifications and program assignments are necessary to maintain an orderly and secure correctional facility and to meet the rehabilitative needs of individual inmates. … It is therefore necessary that the ...

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01-2459 County of Milwaukee v. Telele

Galila Telele appeals from the judgment, following a jury trial, convicting her of driving a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration of 0.1% or more. She argues that the trial court erred in denying her motion to sequester the ...

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00-3172 U.S. v. Harris

“Harris argues that the line-up was unduly suggestive because he was the only person to appear in both the photo array and line-up. But there is nothing impermissible about placing the same suspect in two different identification procedures. See Gullick ...

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01-0850 Reese v. City of Pewaukee

Accordingly, because plaintiffs’ claim against the city was not filed until March 31, 2000, that claim was beyond the requisite time limit set out in the statute and their claim must be dismissed. Reversed and remanded with directions Recommended for ...

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01-1119-CR State v. Vasquez

Luis Vasquez appeals from the judgment of conviction entered after a jury found him guilty of one count of first-degree intentional homicide, while using a dangerous weapon, as a party to the crime, and one count of second-degree intentional homicide, ...

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00-3937, 01-2841 U.S. v. Frost

“Although each of the 19 files lacks proof that the student took and passed an ability-to-benefit test, there are two plausible reasons (other than fraud) for that omission. First, Biocic was not well organized; this much the United States concedes. ...

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01-1455 State v. English-Lancaster

“We agree with the trial court that ‘now the defendant wishes he had chosen otherwise based upon the result and now that he knows what the outcome is tells us he would have chosen differently when indeed, he did not.'” ...

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01-1513 State v. Bins

Jerod J. Bins appeals an order denying his request for postconviction relief. Bins claims that his waiver of counsel was inadequate under State v. Klessig, 211 Wis.2d 194, 201, 564 N.W.2d 716 (1997), because the court failed to properly determine ...

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01-4084 U.S. v. Lane

IT IS ORDERED that the motion for release pending appeal is DENIED. Rovner, J., dissenting: “The loss-calculation issue Lane raises on appeal is a “substantial question” sufficient to warrant his release. Other circuits are divided. Some support the district court’s ...

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01-2117-CR State v. Singh

Sukhbinder Singh appeals from a judgment entered on jury verdict convicting him of disorderly conduct. He claims there was insufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict, and, as an included argument, contends that the trial court erred: 1) in not ...

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01-1150 U.S. v. Huston

“In the end, the district court denied Huston’s request because it believed that the evidence fell far short of showing that Huston and Toran were so unable to communicate as to prevent an adequate defense. The district court realized, and ...

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01-1465-CR State v. Mitchell

Calvin R. Mitchell appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after he was convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child and one count of second-degree sexual assault of an unconscious victim. Mitchell claims ...

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01-2891 U.S. v. Evans

“[T]he parcel in this case was from California, which Sadowitz recognized as a known source area for illegal drugs. Moreover, the label on the parcel was handwritten and as Sadowitz explained, handwritten labels are unusual on Express mail parcels. Here, ...

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00-3553 State v. Smothers

Robert J. Smothers has appealed from an order denying a postconviction motion filed by him pursuant to Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000), challenging his 1996 conviction of second-degree intentional homicide by use of a dangerous weapon. We affirm the order. ...

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00-3381 U.S. v. Thomas

“All the court found was that Thomas was involved in the theft of Leal’s gun, and theft is not one of the predicate offenses listed in 18 U.S.C. sec.1111(a). Just as a court needs facts to support a finding of ...

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01-1711-CR State v. Koutnik

Robert Koutnik appeals a judgment convicting him of arson. Koutnik was sentenced to twelve years in prison and twelve years extended supervision. He also appeals an order denying postconviction relief. He argues that he was denied effective assistance of trial ...

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01-3622 U.S. v. Bissonette

“Bissonette’s argument is valiant and not without appeal. But it’s not enough to win this appeal. Recent history shows that the language on which he relies is capable of more than one interpretation. But in the face of LaBonte and ...

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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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