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00-3554-CR State v. Molzahn

Andrew Molzahn appeals from a judgment convicting him of first-degree reckless homicide with the use of a dangerous weapon. Molzahn also appeals from the trial court’s order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues that there was insufficient evidence ...

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00-2949 Kalan v. City of St. Francis

“[W]e have held that when a new party intervenes in a case proceeding before a magistrate judge by consent of the original parties, ‘[u]nless the latecomer, too, consents, the whole proceeding before the magistrate judge may be set at naught.’ ...

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01-1118 State v. Herman

Defendant maintained that suspension of his license was not warranted because he was not driving at the time of his offense and he needs his car for employment, further arguing that the court had discretion to suspend his license for ...

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01-1163-CR State v. Lowe

Mark Lowe appeals a judgment convicting him of several drug offenses. Lowe argues that because the arresting officer lacked probable cause to believe a crime had been committed, the trial court erroneously denied his suppression motion. Therefore, Lowe contends that ...

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00-3406 & 01-2337 Cruz v. Town of Cicero

“Given the evidence in the record of the unprecedented, selectively applied, and substantively questionable standards that Loren-Maltese imposed on Gonzalez shortly after Gonzalez attempted to ‘take care of her’ with a bouquet of flowers, a reasonable jury could also have ...

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00-3364 State v. Loranger

Although McKee was implicitly overruled by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kyllo v. United States, 533 U.S. 27 (2001), we conclude that suppressing the thermal imaging evidence would serve no remedial purpose where Kyllo had not yet been decided ...

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00-3506-CR State v. Moss

Robert Moss appeals a judgment convicting him of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver it. He claims the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress evidence which police seized from a residence he was occupying at the ...

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01-2351 Dimenski v. INS

“Any other position would have astonishing sweep. Think for a moment of tax law. There are endless forms to fill out, and each decision about how to classify a transaction may have substantial effects, yet attempting to fit the Internal ...

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01-1266 State v. Fondren

Willie C. Fondren appeals from an order denying his motion for sentence modification. Fondren makes three almost incomprehensible arguments in support of sentence modification; as best we can tell, Fondren argues that his trial counsel was ineffective, that the trial ...

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00-1125 Winters v. Miller

“[A]lthough the bailiff’s failure to inform the judge of the jury’s inquiries was inappropriate, it was harmless error and does not warrant reversal. Winters has not established that the substance of the bailiff’s first ex parte response was prejudicial to ...

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00-3940 U.S. v. Chemetco, Inc.

“Section 309(c)(2) of the CWA, which allows for ‘a fine of not less than $5,000 nor more than $50,000 per day of violation,’ also lacks a statutory maximum penalty. 33 U.S.C. sec. 1319(c)(2). Thus, even though the sentence imposed under ...

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99-2580 State v. Kramer

Where the prosecutions for video gambling were limited to Fond du Lac tavern owners, we conclude that defendant has established a discriminatory purpose on the part of the State because the prosecutions were based on an arbitrary consideration: geographic location. ...

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99-3277 Okai v. Verfuth, et al.

“The only evidence regarding the substance of the disciplinary reports and the nature of the officers’ suspensions came in the form of affidavits from Lieutenant Verfuth and Officer Zachary. In those affidavits, both officers averred that their suspensions were unrelated ...

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01-0221 Calaway v. Village of Allouez, et al.

Thomas Calaway, Sandra Calaway and Catherine Calaway-Schounard (collectively, the Calaways) appeal from a trial court order affirming a Village of Allouez raze order. The Calaways argue that the raze order is unreasonable because (1) the Village did not consider repair ...

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01-3101 U.S. v. Huusko

“Huusko contends that the district court failed to give any weight to the prospect that he had been wrongly convicted and would win his appeal. If that should happen, he argues, he would be improperly held in federal custody while ...

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01-1047-FT Morse v. Kloss

Daniel and Karen Morse appeal a judgment dismissing their adverse possession and prescriptive easement claims against Ernest and Joyce Kloss’s adjoining lake lot. The Morses raise three issues: whether (1) the findings of fact support adverse possession or a prescriptive ...

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01-0611 State v. Young-Cooper

Charles Young-Cooper appeals from the order denying his motion pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec. 974.06 (1999-2000). The issue on appeal is whether Young-Cooper established a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. We conclude that Young-Cooper could have raised the issue ...

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01-1673 U.S. v. Shutic

“We need not spend much time discussing Shutic’s argument because we recently addressed precisely the issue he raises. United States v. Sherman, No. 00-2961, 2001 WL 1205378 (7th Cir. Oct. 11, 2001). In Sherman we considered the same arguments as ...

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01-2035 State v. Ziebell

The sole issue on appeal is whether the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when it denied Patricia Ziebell’s motion to dismiss the charge for refusing to take a blood alcohol test after she pled guilty to the underlying charge ...

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01-2213 U.S. v. Mantas

“Given the evidence, the district court did not clearly err in finding that Mantas intended to sell all of the produce in the warehouse. Underlining this point were Mantas’ brazen attempts to sell adulterated meat after inspectors had red-tagged the ...

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01-1771-CR State v. Kahl

Randy Kahl appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated in violation of Wis. Stat. § 346.63(1)(a), second offense. Kahl challenges the denial of his motion to suppress the results of a chemical test of ...

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