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01-2536-CR, 01-2537-CR State v. Vang

John Vang appeals an order denying his motion to modify his sentence. Vang challenges the circuit court’s exercise of sentencing discretion. Vang also broadly attacks the manner in which circuit courts exercise sentencing discretion and the manner in which appellate ...

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01-1448 State v. Randle

“During the plea colloquy, the trial court specifically addressed Randle about the jurisdiction issue. Randle indicated that he understood he was waiving his right to raise all jurisdictional issues. Moreover, as aptly stated by the trial court: To reach the ...

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01-2542 State v. Young

John B. Young appeals from an order revoking his driving privileges for one year. Young contends that the arresting officer failed to comply with the standardized field sobriety testing requirements established in the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) training ...

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01-1015 State v. Londo

“As noted, we must balance the interests we all have to be free from unjustified governmental intrusion against our need to have government protect us from predators. Here, the possible grave danger to the occupants of the house outweighed the ...

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01-1481 State v. Bork

David Bork appeals an order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.061 postconviction motion to withdraw his no contest plea for lack of a factual basis. The postconviction hearing was conducted by telephone. Bork argues that the trial court violated his ...

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01-1832 State v. Krohn

“While we accept Krohn’s challenge to the circuit court’s restitution order, we reject his attempt to prevent the court from properly determining restitution and issuing the appropriate restitution order. Consistent with ‘the goal [of Wis. Stat. § 973.20] of facilitating ...

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01-0965-CR State v. Andersen

Matthew J. Andersen appeals from a judgment of conviction of party to the crime of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver. The sole issue on appeal is whether police complied with the knock-and-announce requirement when executing a search warrant ...

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01-1921-CR State v. Ewing

Angelo J. Ewing appeals from the judgment of conviction entered after he pled guilty to the crime of armed robbery, party to a crime. He also appeals from the trial court’s order denying his postconviction motion seeking sentence modification. Ewing ...

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00-1567 Young v. United States

Congress is presumed to draft limitations periods in light of the principle that such periods are customarily subject to equitable tolling unless tolling would be inconsistent with statutory text. Tolling is appropriate here. Petitioners’ Chapter 13 petition erected an automatic ...

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00-568 New York v. FERC

New York insists that retail transactions are subject only to state regulation, but the electric industry has changed since the FPA was enacted, at which time the electricity universe was neatly divided into spheres of retail versus wholesale sales. The ...

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01-2784-FT Meyer v. Schmitz, et al.

Steve and Jane Meyer appeal an order dismissing Rural Insurance Company from this action. The issues are whether: (1) the insurer established on summary judgment that its policy did not provide coverage, and (2) there is a dispute of material ...

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00-973 United States v. Vonn

Relying on the canon that expressing one item of a commonly associated group or series excludes another left unmentioned, Vonn claims that Rule 11(h)’s specification of harmless-error review shows an intent to exclude the plain-error standard with which harmless error ...

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01-1910 Israel, et al. v. U.S.D.A.

“[T]he Agreement provides for 50% recapture of appreciation on whichever of the following dates occurs first: the Agreement’s expiration on September 14, 1999, the date plaintiffs pay the loan in full, the date the plaintiffs cease farming, or the date ...

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01-2081 Thielman v. Leean, et al.

“Just as Sandin dealt with prison regulations, it also dealt with a prison and a prisoner. Although the WRC, in part, houses correctional inmates, it cannot be termed a prison with regard to Chapter 980 patients. The entire premise of ...

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01-1356 Outagamie County v. McGlone

Martin McGlone appeals an order remanding him to the custody of the Outagamie County Sheriff to serve jail time of 1,160 days for failure to pay forfeitures. McGlone argues that his right to due process was violated because the court ...

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01-1460 Delgado v. Jones, et al.

“On the facts of this complaint, Delgado had information about criminal activity that potentially involved an immediate relative of an elected official, who also happened to be a close personal friend of Chief Jones. Fully divulging this information to his ...

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01-2581-FT Eckendorf v. Austin

Josephine Eckendorf appeals a judgment that declares the interest of herself and her neighbors in an easement. This matter returns to this court following a reversal and remand. Eckendorf argues that (1) there is no language in the easement that ...

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01-3673 Beth B. v. Van Clay

“When her peers worked on mathematics, she was exposed to various numbers. When the class studied meteorology and weather patterns, she looked at pictures of clouds. Beth cannot participate in class discussion or lectures. “We find it unnecessary at this ...

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01-2935 Martinez-Camargo v. INS

“In this case, there can be no question that Officer’s Suchy’s actions did not impact Martinez-Camargo’s substantive rights. Martinez-Camargo’s primary complaint – indeed, his only complaint – is that Officer Suchy both arrested and examined him. Martinez-Camargo must therefore demonstrate ...

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01-1402 State v. Thornton

William H. Thornton, Jr. appeals from orders denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 motion, seeking dismissal of his penalty enhancer convictions based on State v. Peete, 185 Wis.2d 4, 517 N.W.2d 149 (1994) (holding state must prove nexus between underlying ...

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01-1203 U.S. v. Inglese

“In the present case, the record is replete with evidence for the jury to conclude that both Inglese and Baumhardt were deliberately ignorant. For example, Officers Kelly and McClain both testified that they told Inglese and Baumhardt that Officer McClain ...

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01-0248 State v. Wolfe

Patrick Wolfe appeals from a judgment convicting him of solicitation to commit first-degree intentional homicide. He also appeals from the order denying his postconviction motion for sentence modification. Wolfe argues that the circuit court erred by denying his postconviction motions ...

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