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Motion for Reconsideration Denied

In this consolidated appeal, Sandra J. Koziol appeals from orders of the circuit court granting the City of Port Washington’s motion to dismiss her appeal from municipal court convictions and denying her motion to reconsider the dismissal.

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Property Tax Exemption

The City of Milwaukee appeals an order granting summary judgment in favor of Saint John’s Communities, Inc., relating to a property tax exemption dispute.

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Collective Bargaining Agreement – Duty Disability Retirement Benefits

The City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Employees’ Retirement System (MERS) appeal the order granting summary judgment to the Milwaukee Police Supervisors Organization (MPSO) and the Milwaukee Professional Firefighters’ Association Local 215 (Local 215) on the issue of the proper calculation of Duty Disability Retirement (DDR) benefits under their respective collective bargaining agreements (CBAs).

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Sherman Act Violation – Failure to State Claim

In Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, the Supreme Court considered whether a complaint alleging a violation of § 1 of the Sherman Act “can survive a motion to dismiss when it alleges that major telecommunications providers engaged in certain parallel conduct unfavorable to competition, absent some factual context suggesting agreement, as distinct from identical, independent action.”

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Immigration – Removal Order

Eric Nyandwi, facing removal from the United States because of multiple felony convictions, applied for a deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture.

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Sufficiency of Evidence

A grand jury indicted Alejandro Campos-Rivera for unlawfully reentering the United States after removal. See 8 U.S.C. § 1326(a).

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Sentencing Guidelines

Giavonni Cunningham appeals his sentence for unlawful possession of ammunition, 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), on the ground that the district court miscalculated his range under the Sentencing Guidelines.

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Plea Withdrawal

Adam Sprenger pled guilty to production and possession of child pornography pursuant to a plea agreement.

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Writ of Habeas Corpus – Innocence Exception

This case returns to us after we remanded to the district court for an evidentiary hearing on whether the petitioner could overcome the one‐year time bar to filing his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, under the actual innocence exception.

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Immigration – Removal Order

Anthony Lloyd Murry, a Jamaican citizen, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals denying him relief from removal.

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Due Process Violation

Plaintiffs Rock River Health Care, LLC, International Nursing & Rehab Center, LLC, and Island City Rehabilitation Center, LLC, (collectively the “Providers”) brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and the Medicaid Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a et seq., alleging that the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (the “Department”) violated constitutional and statutory law in retroactively recalculating their Medicaid reimbursement rates for the three- month period of January through March 2016.

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Sentence Modification

The issue in this appeal is whether the COVID-19 pandemic, as it may affect Thomas M. Parkman, is a “new factor” for purposes of modifying Parkman’s sentence.

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Involuntary Commitment and Medication

In September 2019, the Circuit Court of Marquette County entered an order involuntarily committing T.W. for mental health treatment for six months, pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 51.20.

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Estate – Real Property Dispute

Roger Palmer appeals a circuit court judgment that partitioned a parcel of real property between Roger and the estate of his brother, Kenneth Palmer.

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Small Claims – Piercing the Corporate Veil

The defendants appeal from a small claims judgment in the amount of $10,559.50 entered in favor of Rock & Tait Exteriors, LLC, (Rock & Tait) against all defendants, jointly and severally, for roofing work Rock & Tait completed at Mallory’s Restaurant and Rooftop Bar (the Restaurant) in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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Order Correcting Opinion

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that corrections were made to paragraph 1 and 2 in the above-captioned opinion which was released on June 2, 2021.

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Preliminary Injunction

Plaintiffs in this case are about fifty businesses all over the country that offer live adult entertainment in the form of nude or nearly nude dancing.

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FDCPA Violation

Ann Robbins defaulted on a small debt to an Indiana hospital system for services provided to her minor children.

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