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2010AP470 Lyman v. Lyman

Family Child support A parent’s settlement from a wrong termination of employment lawsuit was properly counted as income subject to child support. “Scot also argues that because his settlement included ‘an unallocated portion for the loss of a contractual right ...

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10-1590 U.S. v. Mantanes

Sentencing Possession of child pornography A 210-month sentence for possession of child pornography, at the bottom of the guideline range, was not substantively unreasonable, although it was a non-contact offense. “Mantanes also argues that his sentence was substantively unreasonable. He ...

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09-2880 U.S. v. Courtright

Evidence Prior sexual assaults Evidence of a prior sexual assault is not admissible under Rule 413, when the defendant is charged not with a new sexual assault, but child pornography offenses. “In admitting the evidence, the district court interpreted the ...

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10-1597 U.S. v. Scott

Sentencing Co-conspirators A court cannot consider the fact that a co-conspirator was not convicted as a mitigating factor. “[W]e reject the notion that a court may consider the coconspirator’s lack of conviction under § 3553(a) because holding otherwise would deprive ...

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2009AP1965-CR State v. Olson

Criminal Procedure Self-representation; ineffective assistance; speedy trials; prosecutorial misconduct; double jeopardy A jury convicted Jeffrey Edward Olson of three counts of second-degree sexual assault of two family members when the victims were minors. Olson appeals pro se from the judgment ...

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