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00-3562 Donald R. Kitten v. DWD

“As articulated by the legislature, the purpose of the WOHA is: to render unlawful discrimination in housing. It is the declared policy of this state that all persons shall have an equal opportunity for housing regardless of sex, race, color, ...

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01-1968 Otto v. Milwaukee County

Thomas J. Otto appeals from an order dismissing his complaint against Milwaukee County, which alleged violations of Wis. Stat. sec. 109.01(3) (1999-2000), breach of contract, and promissory estoppel. Otto claims: (1) the law of the case doctrine precluded a subsequent ...

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01-1155-CR State v. Jones

“Although this court in Lee did not specifically define when a court of appeals’ decision is ‘issued,’ in St. John’s Home this court equated the date stamped on the court of appeals’ decision or order as the date it was ...

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01-2163 National Casualty Company v. Jackson

Robert James Jackson appeals from the judgment, entered on the jury verdict in a declaratory judgment action, awarding National Casualty Company $505.92 in costs to be recovered from him. He challenges the jury instruction and the special verdict question. We ...

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00-3407 Steele v. Barnhart

“At step three the ALJ needed to determine whether Steele was conclusively disabled based on one of the agency’s listed impairments. One relevant provision is listing 11.03, which deals with ‘minor motor seizures.’ It provides for a disability finding where ...

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01-1587 U.S. v. Conley

“The cardinal rule for reading multi-count indictments is that each count must stand on its own two feet; ‘[e]ach count … is regarded as if it was a separate indictment.’ United States v. Powell, 469 U.S. 57, 62 (1984) (quoting ...

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01-2113 State ex rel. Swinson v. McCaughtry

Jesse Swinson appeals the circuit court’s order dismissing his petition for certiorari review of the decision of the disciplinary committee at Waupun Correctional Institution. We conclude that there was sufficient evidence to support the committee’s finding of guilt on all ...

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01-3840 Davis v. Litscher

“Despite the various factors he offered to the Wisconsin courts, Davis failed to satisfy the requisite showing of materiality to warrant an in camera review. First, Davis only argued to the state court that Vance was depressed, not delusional, and ...

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01-3235 State ex rel. Bridges v. Berge

Jimmy Bridges appeals from an order dismissing a petition for a writ of certiorari. Bridges, an inmate, sought review of his placement in administrative confinement. On appeal, Bridges raises several arguments cast in terms of due process. Because Bridges has ...

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01-3975 U.S. v. Gajo

“As a general proposition, the statements of a non-conspirator are not admissible under Rule 801(d)(2)(E) … However, this is not a case where the district court admitted Smith’s statements as non-hearsay, but rather to provide context to a coconspirator’s statements ...

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01-2224 State v. Wheat

“Wheat had a history of controlled substance use; in the past, Merlin had discovered similar items in his possession and had conducted previous searches based on controlled substance use. At that time, Wheat had indicated that these items were from ...

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01-2232 State v. Whiterabbit

Herman Whiterabbit appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion for a new trial based on newly discovered evidence. We affirm the trial court’s order. This opinion will not be published. Dist IV, Dane County, Bartell, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: ...

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00-1293 Ashcroft v. ACLU

The scope of our decision today is quite limited. We hold only that COPA’s reliance on community standards to identify “material that is harmful to minors” does not by itself render the statute substantially overbroad for purposes of the First ...

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01-2398 State v. Helm

“We conclude pursuant to State v. Martin, 121 Wis. 2d 670, 360 N.W.2d 43 (1985), that the circuit court had authority to resentence Helm to correct his prior invalid sentence and that the circuit court’s corrected sentence was properly based ...

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01-2668-CR State v. Arias-Cruz

Alfonso Arias-Cruz appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him and the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. He argues on appeal that the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion when it sentenced him and when it denied ...

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01-2720 State v. Eskridge

“Here, we conclude that under the facts of this case, Eskridge’s claim of privacy is not consistent with historical notions of privacy. Historical notions of privacy do not seem to encompass ‘common areas’ in apartment buildings. As pointed out earlier, ...

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01-298 Lapides v. Board of Regents

Georgia was brought involuntarily into the case as a defendant in state court, but it then voluntarily removed the case to federal court, thus voluntarily invoking that court’s jurisdiction. Unless this Court is to abandon the general principle requiring waiver ...

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