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01-2060 Champeau v. City of Milwaukee

“In reviewing the record, we conclude that the trial court’s findings of fact are not clearly erroneous. The testimony of an expert witness, Officer Wilcox, supports the trial court’s findings that these machines were not amusement devices, that they recorded ...

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01-1992 Radman v. Gustafson

Darlene Gustafson appeals a judgment dismissing her counterclaim and an order denying her motion for reconsideration. Gustafson sought rescission of her conveyance of Hap’s Landing Campground to her daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Kevin Radman. Gustafson argues that the trial ...

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01-2561-CR State v. Skenandore

Douglas G. Skenandore appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OWI), third offense, pursuant to Wis. Stat. secs. 346.63(1)(a) and 346.65(2)(c). On appeal, Skenandore argues that the trial court ...

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00-4048 Patterson v. Avery Dennison Corp.

“It is clear that Meyer was not similarly situated to Patterson because they reported to different supervisors and had different levels of experience and job responsibilities. The most significant fact distinguishing Patterson from Meyer is that, at the time of ...

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01-1495 Burton v. Fish

Michael Fish appeals from an order which enjoined him from having any contact with Ann Burton, her family, or her employers for a period of two years. He claims the order is invalid because he was given insufficient notice of ...

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01-2069 State v. Hanson

Jeanne M. Hanson appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) as a repeat offender pursuant to Wis. Stat. secs. 346.63(1)(a) and 345.55(2)(b). Hanson challenges the trial court’s ruling denying her motion to suppress ...

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01-2095 Hilt-Dyson v. City of Chicago

“Despite Ms. Hilt-Dyson’s subjective perceptions concerning ERPS, an objective person would not view her work environment as hostile or abusive. In particular, the back rubbing incidents at issue in this case, although inappropriate behavior in the workplace, do not constitute ...

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01-0106 Murray v. City of Milwaukee

“Since neither Murray nor the officers he represented have a cause of action against the City for attorney fees under Wis. Stat. § 895.35, it logically follows that they do not have a cause of action under § 895.35 even ...

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01-1952 Gasienica v. Richman

John Gasienica filed a small claims action alleging that a neighboring property owner, Neil Richman, failed to adequately maintain a ditch that carries surface water run-off in an area near the boundary of the two properties. Water run-off allegedly caused ...

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01-1231-CR State v. Slinker

Michael W. Slinker was sentenced in Washington County to a 25-year prison term to be served concurrently to a 20-year term imposed in Sheboygan County. Subsequently, Slinker successfully appealed the Sheboygan County case; it was dismissed, new charges were filed ...

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01-2627 Anderson v. Litscher

“Without question, review of a state criminal conviction by the United States Supreme Court is considered ‘direct review’ of that conviction. See Bell v. Maryland, 378 U.S. 226, 232 (1964). Because the plain terms of section 2244 include the period ...

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01-0911 Berends v. Mack Truck, Inc.

“We agree with the circuit court that the phrase, ‘At the direction of a consumer’ is unambiguous. It requires the consumer to make a choice and communicate that choice to the manufacturer. Because Berends failed to specify whether he wanted ...

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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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