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01-2471 U.S. v. Siegler

“[T]he district court relied on ample evidence in the record to determine that Siegler intended that Hauger be harmed in retaliation for her testimony against him. First, the court pointed to Siegler’s prior conduct: his mailing the discovery materials from ...

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99-3331 State v. Tye

We further conclude that the evidence seized under this facially defective warrant must be suppressed. “As the circuit court wisely stated, the oath or affirmation requirement ‘is so basic to the Fourth Amendment that the Court simply can’t look at ...

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00-2321 U.S. v. Hunt

“In sentencing Hunt, the district court stated that Hunt was ‘only being charged with his actual participation in the criminal offense for which he has been convicted’ and that ‘none of the conspiracy activities are being charged to [him] in ...

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01-1197 State ex rel. Winters and Curtis v. Berge

Richard Winters and Al Curtis, inmates at the Supermax Correctional Institution, appeal the circuit court order quashing the writ of certiorari and dismissing their joint petition for certiorari review of decisions of the prison disciplinary committee. The ground for the ...

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01-2415 U.S. v. Mayberry

“Mayberry next argues that even if he did attack Coleman, he did not obstruct justice because the attack occurred after he had admitted his involvement in the conspiracy. Thus, he contends, he could not have interfered with ‘the investigation, prosecution, ...

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01-0604 Elrod v. Brommer

Kathy Elrod appeals a judgment dismissing her complaint against Elroy Brommer, who holds the power of attorney for Sylvina Brommer. Kathy argues that the circuit court erred when it determined that she lacked standing to maintain an action for injunctive ...

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00-4294 U.S. v. Kosmel

“Kosmel turns to … a proposed amendment to the Sentencing Guidelines. The Sentencing Commission recently published on its website a proposed amendment to the money laundering guideline and explained that the amendment would tie offense levels for money laundering more ...

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00-3399 Smith v. Williams, et al.

We conclude that the exclusive remedy provisions of sec. 66.05(3) apply only to claims premised on the reasonableness of the order to raze, not to claims such as those asserted by plaintiff which arise from acts that occur while carrying ...

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01-1353 U.S. v. Atwater

“[A]ll the sentencing judge said was that Atwater ‘either knew or should have known that a firearm would be involved in this case. I have never heard of a bank robbery without a firearm. That is sort of a given. ...

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01-0954 State v. Goetz

Although told to sit on the couch, this was not a situation where a reasonable person would have considered her freedom of movement to be restrained to the degree associated with a formal arrest. And, even though defendant was handcuffed ...

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00-3232 Haun v. Rankin, et al.

Mary Haun appeals a judgment dismissing her medical malpractice action against Dr. Thomas Rankin. The jury found that Rankin was negligent in his care and treatment of Haun but that his negligence did not cause Haun any injury. Haun argues ...

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01-1272 Egebergh v. Nicholson

“[A] reasonable jury could infer that Nicholson and Burdi were deliberately indifferent to Fitzgibbons’s welfare. They knew he was an insulin-dependent diabetic. They knew (Nicholson certainly, Burdi probably) that diabetics can be seriously harmed by being deprived of insulin. They ...

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00-860 Correctional Services Corp. v. Malesko

“[I]it is clear that the claim urged by respondent is fundamentally different from anything recognized in Bivens or subsequent cases. In 30 years of Bivens jurisprudence we have extended its holding only twice, to provide an otherwise nonexistent cause of ...

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01-0506 State v. Malcom

“Despite Cole’s acceptance of full responsibility for the criminal activities, substantial and unchallenged evidence also implicated Malcom. For instance, Johnson, [defendant’s girlfriend], testified that when she threatened to call the police, Malcom told her not to do so because of ...

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01-1551-FT Boley v. Rankin, et al.

Carol Boley appeals a summary judgment dismissing her medical malpractice claim. Boley argues that the circuit court erred as a matter of law by finding that her claim was barred by the statute of limitations. We disagree and affirm. This ...

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00-507 Chickasaw Nation v. U.S.

The statute’s language is too strong to give the chapter 35 reference independent operative effect. The unambiguous language outside the parenthetical says without qualification that the subsection applies to “provisions … concerning the reporting and withholding of taxes”; and the ...

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00-3383 State v. Olson

“Here, the reasonable suspicion that Olson was involved in the burglary, the strong governmental interest in solving crimes, and the purposeful avoidance of the police by Olson make Bach’s traffic stop a reasonable one under the facts and circumstances of ...

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01-0900-CR State v. Pierce

Darryl Pierce appeals a judgment convicting him of attempted armed robbery and an order denying postconviction relief. He argues that he was denied effective assistance of counsel because defense counsel failed to impeach a key prosecution witness with inconsistent statements. ...

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00-1004 Robinson v. John Doe, et al.

“He isn’t challenging the arrest, or the seizure of evidence pursuant to it, but the (alleged) use of excessive force by the police in effecting the arrest. It might appear that because the defendants deny having used excessive force, the ...

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01-0139 Maxy v. Meyer

Childeric Maxy, pro se, appeals the circuit court’s order dismissing his small claims complaint against Julia Meyers for compensation and for return of personal belongings left at her home. For the reasons explained below, we affirm. This opinion will not ...

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01-1696-FT State v. Butz

Diane K. Butz appeals from the decision of the trial court finding that her refusal to submit to chemical testing was unreasonable. In this appeal, she challenges the credibility of the arresting officer and contends that if the finder of ...

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