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01-0296 State ex rel. Machotka v. Bartlett

Marsha Machotka appeals from an order denying her motion to establish a past child support obligation against William Bartlett. Bartlett argues that Machotka’s motion is barred by Wis. Stat. sec. 767.32 (1997-98) and claim preclusion. We agree that Machotka has ...

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00-2946 U.S. v. Gracia

“Although not applicable to the 1998 guidelines used in Gracia’s case, we note that as of Nov. 1, 2000, the Sentencing Commission amended the Statutory Index (Appendix A), specifying which guideline section applies to the statutory conviction. The Commission wrote: ...

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01-0969 Third World LLC v. Wiese

Robert and Lana Wiese appeal from a judgment ordering them to convey land to Third World, LLC. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of Third World after it sued the Wieses for the specific performance of a land ...

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00-3046 Walker v. O'Brien

Aubrey and Irma Walker appeal from a judgment, following a jury trial, awarding them damages but not attorney’s fees. The Walkers argue that the trial court was incorrect in ruling that Wis. Stat. sec. 100.18 (1999-2000) does not apply to ...

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00-0361 Schultz v. Natwick, M.D.

“The parties here agree that Neiman [v. American National Prop. & Cas. Co., 2000 WI 83] does not expressly state whether the court was addressing a ‘facial’ or an ‘as applied’ challenge to retroactive application of the increased damages cap. ...

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00-3077 Riester v. Schleicher, et al.

Arnold and Diane Schleicher appeal a judgment granting Jeffrey and Jone Riester specific performance on an option to purchase real estate. The trial court separated this action from the Schleicher’s third party misrepresentation action against the real estate agent who ...

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01-0623 Estate of Robert Wagoner et al. v. City of Milwaukee

“Under Walker, municipalities do not have a duty to cut roadside vegetation. Walker does not distinguish between municipalities that are negligent because they have not cut roadside vegetation at all and municipalities that cut roadside vegetation, but do so negligently. ...

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01-0282 State v. Blanck

“The United States Supreme Court has stated that on its face, the protection of the Sixth Amendment is triggered only when a criminal prosecution has begun and extends only to those persons who have been accused in the course of ...

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00-3024 Ames v. Illick, et al.

Mark Illick, d/b/a Illick Electric and his insurer, appeal a judgment awarding Arvid Ames, d/b/a Ames Whitetail Ranch, $34,875 for Illick’s negligence in causing the death of twenty-one deer on Ames’ ranch. After trial to the court, the court found ...

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00-3257 State v. Vanmanivong

“Here, the State conceded that Vanmanivong met his minimal initial burden and acknowledged that the next step would be for the trial court to conduct an in camera inspection. The State offered to have the informants present to testify and ...

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01-0369 Wisconsin Gas Company v. Bauer, et al.

Beth Bauer appeals from the trial court order denying her motion to vacate a judgment dismissing her third-party claim against Integrated Mail Industries, Inc. We affirm. Publication in the official reports is not recommended. Dist I, Milwaukee County, Miller, J., ...

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01-0023 State v. Hirsch

“Hirsch offers no evidence of misadventure that could account for the trauma sustained by Laurie. The jury heard testimony from other witnesses and heard tapes of Hirsch himself, which demonstrated that he gave conflicting explanations for the cause of Laurie’s ...

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01-0630 Treml v. Zwisler

Rudy Treml, acting pro se, appeals from an order dismissing his small claims action against Eugene Zwisler based upon his failure to present trial evidence sufficient to establish a prima facie case. He contends that because the doctrine of res ...

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00-1444 State v. Hart

Although there may be circumstances when, based on probable cause, an arrest is inevitable and therefore it is a mere formality whether arrest comes before or after the search, in this case no arrest was going to occur at the ...

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01-1349-CR State v. Hart

Daniel P. Hart appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), third offense. Hart argues that the trial court erred when it refused to allow him to introduce as evidence the results of his ...

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01-0433 Volden v. Koenig, et al.

“The attorney general interpreted this paragraph in determining whether a Wis. Stat. § 51.20 detainee was a patient subject to the right to be free from physical restraint while in the custody of the sheriff pending an involuntary commitment hearing. ...

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01-0939 Mulqueen, et al. v. Geller

Daniel Geller appeals from the judgment entered against him on March 2, 2001 granting a judgment of eviction to the plaintiff, Michael T. Mulqueen, et al., and terminating all of Geller’s contractual rights under four leases. Geller raises three issues ...

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00-1128 Flores-Leon v. INS

“We join the First and the Ninth Circuits in concluding that Congress has clearly manifested an intent to apply the amended definition of ‘aggravated felony’ retroactively… Section 321 of IIRIRA contains a clear and express directive from Congress that the ...

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00-3201 Berghauer, et al. v. Heyl, et al.

This appeal arises from a judgment following a jury verdict in a medical malpractice case. Dr. Bruce Heyl, St. Elizabeth Hospital, and their respective insurance companies (collectively, Heyl and St. Elizabeth), argue that (1) insufficient evidence supports the jury’s verdict ...

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99-2722, 99-2765 U.S. v. Williams, et al.

“The district court here found the government’s reasons to be adequate and race-neutral. We agree that the reason stated is clear, specific and related to the case. The government had some information that Juror P could be related to a ...

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00-3366-CR State v. Seely

Kenneth J. Seely appeals from a judgment convicting him of three counts of substantial battery with intent to commit bodily harm, second-degree sexual assault and intimidating a victim and from an order denying his postconviction motion for sentence modification. On ...

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01-1110, 01-1111, 01-1185 U.S. v. Bishawi, et al.

“Where, as here, the record is void of any specific information regarding the occurrence and nature of, as well as the circumstances surrounding the ex parte contacts, the impact thereof upon the jurors, and whether or not the juries were ...

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01-0433 Volden v. Koenig, et al.

“The attorney general interpreted this paragraph in determining whether a Wis. Stat. § 51.20 detainee was a patient subject to the right to be free from physical restraint while in the custody of the sheriff pending an involuntary commitment hearing. ...

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