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00-1231 Town of Beloit v. County of Rock

“Moreover, a review of statutory law leads us to conclude that the legislature has considered and approved of municipal bodies acting in the dual role of subdivider and reviewing authority. … Finally, affidavits submitted by the Town indicate that it ...

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00-3148-CR State v. Zei

Matthew Zei appeals a judgment convicting him of theft by a contractor and an order denying his postconviction motion. Zei argues that his trial counsel was ineffective because he urged Zei not to testify and that this court should grant ...

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00-2476 Gasper, a minor v. Parbs

“Wisconsin Stat. sec. 174.02(1)(b) provides double damages when the owner of an injury-causing dog was ‘notified or knew that the dog previously injured or caused injury to a person, livestock or property.’ This language is plain and unambiguous. If construed ...

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00-3418-CR State v. White

Jeffrey White appeals from the judgment of conviction entered against him. The issue on appeal is whether White should have been allowed to withdraw his plea prior to sentencing. Because we conclude that the circuit court properly denied White’s motion ...

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01-0480-CR State v. Minniecheske

Donald Minniecheske appeals pro se from an order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 motion seeking postconviction relief. Because Minniecheske failed to provide a sufficient reason explaining why he did not raise the issues in his original postconviction motion or ...

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01-0331-CR, 01-1405-CR State v. Johnson

Sarah Johnson appeals from a judgment convicting her of first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime, and an order denying her postconviction relief. The trial court sentenced her to life in prison with a parole eligibility date twenty-eight years from ...

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01-2097 U.S. v. Rogers

“The Anarchist’s Cookbook also was introduced at trial. The prosecutor treated its title as significant and read the jury some passages in addition to those about building silencers. Rogers’s trial lawyer did not object, but on appeal Rogers contends that ...

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00-3257 State v. Vanmanivong

However, we affirm the three convictions which were unrelated to the informants’ identification. “The trial court had no authority under sec. 905.10(3)(b) to seek, ex parte, additional clarification from law enforcement. When the trial court found that the affidavits were ...

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00-1637-CR State v. Bledsoe

Otis B. Bledsoe has appealed from a judgment convicting him after a jury trial of attempted first-degree intentional homicide by use of a dangerous weapon. He was also convicted of burglary and injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle. ...

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00-3002 U.S. v. Hare

“Hare promised not to appeal, and he broke that promise. Defendants can obtain concessions in exchange for their promises in plea agreements only if those promises are credible. A defendant such as Hare who promises not to appeal, and then ...

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00-3070 State v. Lopez

“Where the defendant has shown a prima facie violation of Wis. Stat. sec. 971.08(1)(a) or other mandatory duties and alleges that he or she in fact did not know or understand the information which should have been provided at the ...

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00-2723-CR State v. Williams

Jimmy Williams appeals from judgments convicting him of forgery and theft, as a party to the crime, and two misdemeanors. He also appeals from an order denying postconviction relief. The convictions followed a jury’s guilty verdicts. The issues are whether ...

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00-2495, 00-2701 U.S. v. Elem

“In this case, the inconsistencies between Anderson’s grand jury testimony and his trial testimony do not undermine the legitimacy of the jury’s verdict for several reasons. First, the main purpose of Anderson’s testimony at trial was to identify Jennings and ...

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99-4251 U.S. v. Danser

“A term of supervised release begins on the day an individual is released from incarceration. 18 U.S.C. sec. 3624(e). The term of any supervised release ‘runs concurrently with any Federal, State, or local term of probation or supervised release or ...

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01-0676 Greene v. Greene, et al.

Richard Greene appeals from a circuit court order dismissing his complaint against Allan S. Greene on grounds of claim preclusion. We affirm the circuit court’s ruling on a narrower ground. We hold that the circuit court properly exercised its discretion ...

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01-1569 U.S. v. Shepard

“Both sec.3663A and its predecessor sec.3663 have been understood to require restitution only for direct losses and not for consequential damages and the other effects that may ripple through the economy. See, e.g., United States v. Arvanitis, 902 F.2d 489, ...

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01-1334 City of Oconomowoc v. Verburgt

In this appeal, Christopher E. Verburgt raises several challenges to his conviction for drunk driving. First, he asserts that the videotape of the traffic stop does not demonstrate an observable basis for the suspicion that he was under the influence ...

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01-1564 U.S. v. Monteiro

“Mr. Monteiro cannot point to any specific abuse that might ensue from this special condition. In the absence of a more concrete objection on his part, we cannot say that the district court abused its discretion in allowing any law ...

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