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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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01-1684-CR State v. Blue

Anthony Blue appeals the judgment convicting him of resisting an officer and bail jumping. Blue requests this court to modify his sentence to one year from the trial court imposed two consecutive nine-month sentences. He argues that what occurred here ...

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01-1291, 01-1292 U.S. v. Scialabba

“Treating the word as a synonym for receipts could produce odd outcomes. Consider a slot machine in a properly licensed casino. Gamblers insert coins, and the machine itself returns some of them as winnings. Later the casino opens the machine ...

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99-1727-CR State v. Bridges

Jharvan Bridges appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether there was sufficient evidence produced at trial to support Bridges’ conviction for possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver, as a party ...

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00-0420 Manitowoc Western Co. v. Montonen

“We agree that encouraging the efficient resolution of disputes through settlement negotiations and avoiding factual inquiries that are certain to devolve into swearing matches are important public policy considerations. These public policy goals may, upon initial examination, appear to justify ...

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00-3809 U.S. v. Lemmons

“Lemmons accompanied the police around his trailer, inviting them to look at different things. Had Lemmons stuck to his initial consent limiting the police to search for a camera or recordings of his neighbor, the computer search would have been ...

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01-1152 Kailin v. Armstrong

“The Estimated Income and Expense document does not contain a date. However, because it was provided in late 1998, it is reasonable to infer that Armstrong actually expected to receive $146,700 in income from the current leases in 1998. Since ...

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00-3463 State v. Williams

Victor Williams appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion brought under Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000). He raises a number of issues. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist IV, Dane County, Ebert, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: ...

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00-2157 Schaefer v. Riegelman

Accordingly, we affirm the circuit court’s ruling that it lacked jurisdiction to consider the matter. “We conclude that the pleadings were defective, the defect was fundamental rather than technical, and that the defect was not cured by any action taken ...

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01-3009 U.S. v. Chay

“By focusing on his personal ‘gain’ rather than the calculation of the victims’ loss, Mr. Chay fails to address the real issue posed by the statutory scheme: whether the district court’s calculation of the amount of loss Mr. Chay caused ...

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01-0867-CR State v. Howard

Chris Howard appeals orders denying his motions for sentence modification and reconsideration. Howard claims the State failed to present sufficient evidence to prove that he was a repeater and that defense counsel performed ineffectively by failing to bring the omission ...

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01-1467 State v. Venturedyne Ltd.

Venturedyne Ltd. appeals from an order finding it in contempt for violation of its obligation under a stipulation to construct an impermeable cap for a large industrial waste disposal site. Venturedyne claims: (1) the trial court erred in making the ...

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01-0988-CR State v. White Eagle

Larry White Eagle appeals a judgment convicting him of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He claims the trial court should have allowed him to withdraw his guilty plea prior to the imposition of his sentence. We disagree and affirm. ...

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01-0355-CR State v. Dion

Ronald Dion appeals from a set of judgments convicting him of burglary, aggravated battery, and two counts of interfering with the custody of the other parent. Dion challenges the trial court’s exclusion of a prior consistent statement he made to ...

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