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00-3613 Sanghvi v. St. Catherine's Hospital, Inc.

“Triana’s interrogatory is evidence of racial discrimination, since it suggests that Triana believed that Dr. Sanghvi could have difficulty forming patient relationships with white women because of his race. However, all of the other facts, which are basically undisputed, point ...

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98-3004 Gaugert v. Duve, et al.

We reject the third-party buyer’s claim that under Wis. Stat. sec. 808.07(1) the option-holders were required to obtain a stay pending appeal in order to preserve the status quo after the circuit court entered judgment. Further, we find that the ...

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00-1443 In Re the Marriage of: Wathen v. Moore

Robert Moore appeals from an order amending the judgment annulling his marriage to Patricia Wathen. The appeal concerns rulings pertaining to the parties’ child custody arrangements and Moore’s efforts to change them. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. ...

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00-2427 Sentry Insurance v. Davis, et al.

Sentry Insurance Company appeals an order which dismissed its action for a judgment declaring that its policy did not provide liability coverage to its insured, Rodney Davis, for an accident in which his vehicle was involved. The trial court declined ...

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00-1799A Guerrero-Perez v. INS

“We cannot adopt the approach that a splintered majority of the Board in Crammond supports. None of the positions articulated by the various Board Members who make up the majority present statutory interpretations that we have not considered previously. Thus, ...

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01-0391-FT Pettis, et al. v. Close

John and Jo Close appeal from a judgment declaring that Jeff Pettis had acquired by adverse possession land previously titled to the Closes. They challenge the trial court’s findings that the disputed land had been substantially enclosed and cultivated or ...

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01-1034 & 01-1080 Moriarty v. Pepper

“The application that Pepper signed does not specifically state that he agreed to delegate and assign his bargaining rights to the FDSA nor does the Labor Negotiations provision in the FDSA’s Constitution refer to each member having to designate for ...

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00-1730 Salbashian v. Matzke, et al.

Victor Salbashian appeals from the trial court’s decision granting summary judgment, thereby dismissing his claims for negligent construction against Opportunity Homes Inc. (OHI) and Wausau Homes Inc. (Wausau). On appeal, Salbashian argues that the trial court erred by applying the ...

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00-2049 Nilssen v. Motorola, Inc.

“By splitting the patent and trade-secret theories into two suits, the district court … directed the eventual appeals to two different courts. If things remain as they are, we will hear the state-law theories, and the Federal Circuit the patent ...

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00-2647 U.S. v. Estrada

“At base, the government’s arrangement with Varela can be characterized as a problematic means of pursuing a drug case. During all of the critical junctures of the case, from the initial investigatory stage, up to and through the period in ...

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00-2107 Draves, et al. v. Priegel

Gavin Priegel appeals from a judgment granting Gerald and Jeannie Draves, Mark and Dawn Wuerl, and Peter and Diane Wellinghoff (collectively, Draves) an easement over his property and permanently enjoining any conduct restricting exercise of the access easement. Priegel argues ...

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01-0459-CR State v. Arpke

Michael J. Arpke appeals from an order denying his motions challenging the forcible withdrawal of his blood, the constitutionality of dual OWI/PAC prosecution and the adequacy of the information provided to him pursuant to the Implied Consent Law. Because the ...

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00-2887 U.S. v. Gilliam

“Generally, Apprendi does not require facts pertinent to application of the Sentencing Guidelines to be determined under an elevated burden of persuasion… However, this is one instance where Apprendi is applicable to a determination made in accordance with the Sentencing ...

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99-1940-CR State v. Peters

Here, defendant was charged with fifth offense operating after revocation of license (OAR). In order to prevent the progressively higher penalties that flow from repeat OAR offenses, he moved to invalidate his second OAR conviction, alleging that the no contest ...

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00-2346 Honaker v. Smith

“We agree with the district court’s conclusion that, on this record, any action taken by Mr. Smith to cause Mr. Honaker’s house to burn to the ground was not effectuated under color of state law. Mr. Honaker does not explain ...

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00-3032 U.S. v. Ronald Magsino Ytem

“[T]here is plenty of … circumstantial evidence of the defendant’s intent to avoid tax. As in Guidry, the defendant was an accountant, moreover an experienced one; he personally prepared the fraudulent tax return; the sums taken were large (they amounted ...

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99-2047 Palazzolo v. Rhode Island

“The State may not put so potent a Hobbesian stick into the Lockean bundle. The right to improve property, of course, is subject to the reasonable exercise of state authority, including the enforcement of valid zoning and land-use restrictions… The ...

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