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Court Error – Abuse of Discretion

Kieuta Z. Perry, Jr. appeals a judgment of conviction, following a jury trial, for armed robbery and first-degree recklessly endangering safety, both as a party to a crime.

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Subject-matter Jurisdiction

Larry Rader, pro se, appeals an order dismissing with prejudice his claims against Pine Ridge Trails Community Services Association, Inc., and its insurer, Acuity, a Mutual Insurance Company.

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Certiorari Review – Standing

Hummingbird Storage, LLC, appeals an order dismissing its action for certiorari review of the decision of the City of Milwaukee’s Board of Zoning Appeals (BOZA) allowing a use variance for a self-service storage facility at 6801 West Morgan Avenue (Morgan Avenue property) in the City.

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Sentencing Guidelines

Paris Markese Chambers appeals the judgments, entered upon his guilty pleas, convicting him of two counts of felony theft, one count of attempting to steal a motor vehicle, one count of stealing a motor vehicle, and two misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property, all as a party to a crime; and two counts of bail jumping.

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Court Error – Request for Substitution

Matthews argues that he requested substitution of the assigned judge in the case before any substantive issue was resolved and, therefore, the trial court was required to grant substitution.

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Sufficiency of Evidence

While confined in the Polk County Jail, two female inmates, J.K.J. and M.J.J., endured repeated sexual assaults at the hands of correctional officer Darryl Christensen.

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Damages

Four years ago we held that Chicago is entitled to limit sales on the streets adjacent to Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.

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Habeas Corpus

A jury found Keith Hoglund guilty of molesting his daughter. The district judge denied his petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

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FCRA Violation

Plaintiffs Joseph Denan and Adrienne Padgett sued consumer reporting agency Trans Union LLC, alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.

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1st Amendment Violation – Abuse of Discretion

This case concerns 8 U. S. C. §1324, which makes it a federal felony to “encourag[e] or induc[e] an alien to come to, enter, or reside in the United States, knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such coming to, entry, or residence is or will be in violation of law.” §1324(a)(1)(A)(iv).

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OWI – Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Gary Schumacher was convicted, upon a jury verdict, of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol content (OWI- PAC) in connection with an accident between Schumacher and another motor vehicle.

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Time-barred – Marital Property Agreement

Paul Schwab appeals an order of the trial court that permitted the enforcement of a provision in a marital property agreement with his former wife, Kathy Schwab (n/k/a Siech), included in their divorce judgment entered in 1992.

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OWI – Equitable Tolling

Christopher Pye appeals from an order equitably tolling the two-year statute of limitations for the offense of an operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) (first offense), WIS. STAT. § 346.63(1)(a).

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LIRC – Unemployment Benefits

Rebecca Leitner appeals the circuit court’s order upholding a decision by the Labor and Industry Review Commission that denied Leitner immediate unemployment benefits.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

In 2009, a jury convicted Peter J. Weyker of eight counts involving the sexual assault of his then fifteen-year-old daughter in July 2008 and the taking or attempted taking of videos showing nudity of four teenagers in June and July 2008.

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Habeas Corpus

Timothy Fredrickson, then awaiting his criminal trial, petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus, 28 U.S.C. § 2241, seeking release on bail.

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