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10-1304 U.S. v. Taylor

Sentencing Consecutive sentences Where the district failed to recognize it had discretion to impose sentences concurrently or consecutively, a limited remand is appropriate. “Although the supervised release policy statements were advisory well before the sentencing guidelines themselves were made advisory ...

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2009AP828 Tews v. NHI, LLC

Civil Procedure Relation-back doctrine Where two entities share offices have the same registered agent and the same attorney, a complaint against one relates back to an earlier complaint filed against the other. “An examination of these pleadings reveals the following ...

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10-34145 In re George

Bankruptcy Exemptions A debtor who cannot exempt property under either the Wisconsin state exemptions or another state’s exemptions can use the federal exemptions under sec. 522(d). “The context of the exemption statute in the state court judgment enforcement provisions and ...

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10-2037 U.S. v. Alayeto

Evidence Third-party other acts and ‘reverse 404(b)’ In a drug trafficking case, evidence of a co-defendant’s post-arrest conduct was inadmissible because it did not necessarily negate evidence of defendant’s own intent or participation. “Following Alayeto’s first proffer of reverse 404(b) ...

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09-2370, U.S. v. Tanner

Criminal Procedure Privilege against self-incrimination; improper closing The trial court correctly denied defendant’s mistrial motion based upon the argument that the government infringed his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent when the prosecutor commented in closing arguments that defendant failed ...

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09-4001, Karl Schmidt Unisia Inc. v. International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW Local 2357, et al.,

Labor and Employment Arbitrable grievances Summary judgment was appropriate where a union’s grievances regarding a “Thirty and Out” provision, which provides eligibility for supplemental retirement benefits, are arbitrable because the terms of the parties’ collective bargaining agreement did not expressly ...

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2010AP351-CR State v. Jackson

2nd-degree reckless homicide Lesser-included offenses Tony Lamont Jackson appeals the trial court’s judgment entered after a jury found him guilty of second-degree reckless homicide, contrary to Wis. Stat. § 940.06(1) (2007-08), and of being a felon in possession of a ...

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2010AP767 State v. Rowell

Criminal Procedure Information; transcripts Sean Fitzgerald Rowell, pro se, appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Rowell argues that his 1997 conviction for first-degree intentional homicide should be vacated because the prosecutor filed the information at the conclusion of ...

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