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01-0535 State ex rel. L'Minggio v. Gamble, et al.

Quintin L’Minggio appeals an order which dismissed his petition for review of a prison disciplinary decision. We affirm the dismissal of L’Minggio’s action, although on slightly different grounds than those relied upon by the circuit court. This opinion will not ...

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01-1452-CR State v. James

Bernard James appeals the judgment of conviction and sentence for armed robbery, as a party to a crime, and the order denying his postconviction motion for sentence modification because of a new factor. He contends that the decision of the ...

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01-1264 KML Development Corporation v. Schreiber

Clyde and Irene Schreiber appeal a judgment of the circuit court in favor of KML Development Corporation in the amount of $4,314.52 for unpaid rent, utility bills, late fees, and costs. For the following reasons, we affirm. This opinion will ...

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01-2971 Willan v. Columbia County, et al.

“Although several provisions of the Constitution protect privacy in the sense of confidentiality, including the Fourth Amendment and the self- incrimination clause of the Fifth Amendment, the only place to look for a general right of informational privacy would be ...

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01-1624 Lola M. v. City of Milwaukee, et al.

Lola M. appeals from the circuit court judgment dismissing her claims against the City of Milwaukee, based on the court’s written decision determining that the City was entitled to summary judgment. She argues that the court erred in concluding that ...

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01-1189 Millbrook v. IBP, Inc.

“This makes sense because a court’s ‘role is to prevent unlawful hiring practices, not to act as a ‘super personnel department’ that second-guesses employers’ business judgments.’ Simms, 165 F.3d at 1330… If we were to allow a jury to evaluate ...

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01-0873-CR, 01-0874-CR State v. Gulley

James Gulley, acting pro se, appeals from an order denying his motion for postconviction relief without a hearing. The issue on appeal is whether Gulley received ineffective assistance of trial, postconviction, and appellate counsel. Because we conclude that he did ...

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01-2870 Sharif v. Ashcroft

“[8 U.S.C. 1252(g)] does not differentiate among kinds of relief. It names three administrative actions – decisions to ‘commence proceedings, adjudicate cases, or execute removal orders’ – and interdicts all judicial review ‘arising from’ those actions, unless some other part ...

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01-1073-CR State v. Doxtator

Terry Doxtator appeals a judgment convicting him of having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s 11-year-old babysitter, J.C. He also appeals an order denying his postconviction motion in which he alleged ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Doxtator argues that his trial ...

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00-4089 Anheuser-Busch, Inc. v. Beer Soft Drink No. 744

“The arbitrator somehow sustained the Union’s grievance, and found that the employer’s payment of the greater commission rate to all drivers during the brief span of but the first two months (60 days) of the new five-year contract constituted a ...

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01-1726-CR State v. Williams

Heidi L. Williams was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration, both as second offenses. She moved to suppress the results of a blood-alcohol test administered after her arrest, ...

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01-2497 Mason v. Sybinski, et al.

“In this case, the district court held, and we agree, that a representative payee’s decision to apply benefits to the recipient’s cost of care in a state institution does not amount to other legal process – even when the payee ...

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01-1302 Janssen v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Co.

“We conclude that the unambiguous language of Wis. Stat. § 632.32(5)(i)1 and the State Farm policy refers to payments made by and on behalf of tortfeasors, and not to payments made pursuant to the insured’s own uninsured motorist coverage. Our ...

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01-2528-CR State v. Thayer

Yvette Thayer appeals a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant (OWI), second offense. Thayer argues that the blood test results should have been suppressed because the Informing the Accused form was ...

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01-1368 U.S. v. Anderson

“[W]hile we agree with Anderson that the indictment in the instant case is flawed, we do not find it is so deficient that it must now be set aside. Section 2252A(a)(5)(b) states that any person who ‘knowingly possesses . . ...

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01-1841 Jensen v. School District of Rhinelander

“We have reviewed the evaluation. It exclusively concerns the board’s view of the manner in which Jensen performed his responsibilities as superintendent. While Jensen’s reputation may be damaged by disclosing the evaluation, as the trial court aptly observed, media reports ...

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01-0220-CR State v. Lawrence

Richard Lawrence appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Lawrence pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, his seventh conviction of this offense. Lawrence argues that his plea was not knowingly, intelligently, ...

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01-3215 In the Matter of Grand Jury Proceedings

“[T]he district court found that the ‘records did exist’ and that Rinaldi was not ‘going to furnish the records voluntarily, because [Rinaldi] d[id]n’t think the Government ha[d] a right to them.’ Therefore, the district court wanted to coerce Rinaldi into ...

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01-2764 State v. McKinnie

The two crimes, for carjacking and operating an automobile without the owner’s consent, were committed a day apart in different counties and constituted separate and distinct crimes. Accordingly, the crimes were properly charged separately and did not implicate Double Jeopardy ...

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01-0422-CR State v. Earley

Duane A. Earley has appealed from a judgment convicting him of causing great bodily injury by the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. He has also appealed from an order denying his motion to ...

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00-2607 U.S. v. Wallace

“Wallace first argues that the district court ‘lacked subject matter jurisdiction’ once the Supreme Court of Illinois vacated his felony conviction. As the government appropriately notes, Wallace’s argument is not really one of subject matter jurisdiction, see United States v. ...

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01-1368 Armbruster v. Fitzgerald

Douglas Fitzgerald appeals from a default judgment in favor of Robert and Patricia Armbruster. Fitzgerald challenges the default judgment and the damages award on numerous grounds. We conclude that the circuit court did not erroneously exercise its discretion by granting ...

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01-0370 State ex rel. Knowlin v. Schwarz

Lee A. Knowlin has appealed pro se from an order dismissing his petition for a writ of certiorari challenging his probation revocation. We affirm the order. This opinion will not be published. Dist II, Racine County, Barry, J., Per Curiam ...

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01-1391 U.S. v. Curtis

“Curtis, the government, the court, and the jury knew of the tape and knew that it was completely blank during the trial. Moreover, even had it been newly discovered, it would not have been material to his defense. Curtis claims ...

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01-1727 Mathias v. Ford Credit Corporation, et al.

Ford Credit Corporation appeals an order denying its motion for reconsideration seeking to vacate a default judgment in favor of Robert and Scott Mathias. The Mathiases alleged that Ford Credit committed fraud as a result of false credit reporting in ...

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01-1995-CR State v. Avery

Shawn E. Avery appeals a judgment of conviction for possession of marijuana. Avery pled no contest to the offense after the trial court denied his motion to suppress evidence. Avery challenges this ruling on appeal. Avery argues that (1) the ...

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