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00-2196-CR State v. Worby

Lee D. Worby appeals from a judgment of conviction for child abuse and an order denying his sentence modification motion. The issue on appeal is whether a “neutral and detached magistrate” sentenced Worby. We conclude that Worby’s sentence was free ...

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00-4191 U.S. v. Lowell

“Bankruptcy panel trustees are, of course, compensated for their services. In addition to a $60 fee paid to the trustee by the government for every bankruptcy case she closes, a panel trustee’s compensation in a given case is based upon ...

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00-3245 State v. Jackson

Dwayne O. Jackson appeals his sentence after pleading no contest to a charge of sexual intercourse with a child over the age of 16 as a repeater. Jackson brought a motion to withdraw the plea on the ground that the ...

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00-2691 U.S. v. Skidmore

“We agree with Skidmore that his decision not to present any witnesses or evidence should not have been referred to as a ‘failure’ of any kind on his part. The court’s use of this word in the instruction is problematic ...

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00-2151 Salonen v. Powers

Duane G. Powers appeals from a harassment injunction issued against him at the request of Lynn E. Salonen. Powers argues on appeal that there was insufficient evidence of harassment, that Salonen did not establish that he intended to harass her, ...

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00-2840-CR State v. Key

Ronald K. Key appeals his conviction for theft and an order denying his postconviction motions. He claims that his conviction should be overturned because the State failed to give him sufficient notice of what conduct violated sec. 943.20(1)(b) and because ...

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01-1122 U.S. v. Morrison

“What we have here is the police following a trail which led, very quickly, to Morrison. … [A] witness saw a black man running from the bank heading toward a parking lot for a neighboring apartment building. They had a ...

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99-1434 United States v. Mead Corp.

“No matter which angle we choose for viewing the Customs ruling letter in this case, it fails to qualify under Chevron. On the face of the statute, to begin with, the terms of the congressional delegation give no indication that ...

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00-1357 Strzelec v. City of Franklin

“At the most, the Strzelecs’ negligence claim against the City and Bennett is based on a retrospective, result-colored analysis of how they contend the governmental discretion should have been exercised. Section 893.80(4) bars that claim.” Further, we reject plaintiffs’ claim ...

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00-2586-CR State v. Lessard

Alberta P. Lessard appeals from a judgment convicting her of disorderly conduct, see Wis. Stat. sec. 947.01, following a bench trial. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist I, Milwaukee County, Siefert, J., Fine, J. Attorneys: For Appellant: ...

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00-1678 State v. Gates

Sammy J. Gates appeals pro se from a circuit court order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000) postconviction motion. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Winnebago County, Schmidt, J., Per Curiam Attorneys: For Appellant: Sammy ...

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00-2473 Bammert v. SuperValu Inc.

Karen Bammert appeals a judgment dismissing her action for wrongful discharge, claiming that her termination from employment violates public policy. Bammert alleges that she was fired because her husband, a police officer, participated in her employer’s wife’s arrest for driving ...

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00-0310-CR State v. Morris

Speedy trial; presumptively prejudicial delay Pharoah Morris appeals a conviction for armed robbery. He contends that he did not receive a speedy trial, in violation of the Wisconsin and United States Constitutions. We disagree, and therefore affirm. This opinion will ...

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00-2908Heard v. Sheahan

“The district court … thought the date of accrual was when the plaintiff discovered he had a medical problem that required attention. This would be correct if the suit were for medical malpractice. … But it is not; malpractice does ...

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00-1617 Volden v. OKK Corporation, et al.

Thomas and Barbara Volden appeal from a judgment dismissing their complaint against OKK Corporation and OKK U.S.A. Corporation (collectively, OKK). They challenge each of the trial court’s rulings on motions after verdict, particularly as those rulings rest on the trial ...

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00-2271Wynn v. Southward

“Wynn alleges that he has been unable to chew his food without his dentures, significantly impeding his ability to eat, and that he has suffered bleeding, headaches, and ‘disfigurement.’ These allegations are sufficient to demonstrate that Wynn has a serious ...

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00-3306Guerrero v. Ashcroft

“Guerrero next offers statistical studies conducted by an expert, Dr. LaLonde, tending to show that Hispanic and Black agents are promoted far less frequently than other agents. We have found statistical evidence to be admissible and helpful in disparate treatment ...

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