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Breach of Contract

This set of cross-appeals arises from a distribution agreement that each party asserts the other breached.

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ADA Violation

Whether the Americans with Disabilities Act’s public accommodation provisions apply to ridesharing companies like Uber is unsettled.

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Immigration – Removal Order

Under the immigration laws, a noncitizen who is authorized to live permanently in the United States is a lawful permanent resident—also commonly known as a green-card holder.

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Trademark Infringement – Damages

United States Supreme Court Case Name: Romag Fasteners, Inc., v. Fossil. Inc., et al. Case No.: 18-1233 Focus: Trademark Infringement – Damages When it comes to remedies for trademark infringement, the Lanham Act authorizes many. A district court may award a winning plaintiff injunctive relief, damages, or the defendant’s ill-gotten profits. Without question, a defendant’s state of mind may have ...

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Jury Instructions

This case centers on whether, based on the evidence introduced at trial, a circuit court properly instructed a jury on the "alternative methods" paragraph of Wis JI——Civil 1023 (2019) (the "alternative methods instruction").

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

This disciplinary matter comes to the court on Attorney Robert B. Moodie's appeal of a report and recommendation of Referee James W. Mohr, Jr.

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Damages

This dispute arises from the purchase by Bruchs Farms, Inc., of two irrigation systems from Oasis Irrigation, Inc., and Oasis’s installation of those systems in Bruchs Farms’ fields.

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Jury Instructions

After a vehicular accident, Leslie Gunderson and his son, Keagen Gunderson, brought a personal injury lawsuit against Jennifer Franks; her employer, Happy Trails Transport, LLC; and her employer’s insurer, Artisan and Truckers Casualty Company (collectively, Franks).

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Sufficiency of Evidence

Mister N.P. Bratchett appeals a judgment of conviction for mutilating a body with the intent to conceal a crime, contrary to WIS. STAT. § 940.11(1) (2015-16), following a jury trial.

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Sentence Credit

Wyatt Kontny appeals a judgment of conviction and an order denying his postconviction motion seeking one day of additional sentence credit under WIS. STAT. § 973.155 (2017-18).

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Contract Termination – Equitable Adjustment

MODS International, Inc., appeals a small claims judgment awarding Karen Mayo $10,000, plus costs. MODS argues the circuit court erred by determining that MODS was not entitled to an equitable adjustment of the time in which to complete its obligations under the parties’ contract.

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Trusts & Estates – Slander of Title

James Schultz, as trustee for the Thomas Seubert & Nancy Seubert Revocable Trust (the Trust), appeals a summary judgment order dismissing the Trust’s slander of title and interference with contract claims against the Jensen, Scott, Grunewald & Shiffler, S.C., law firm.

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Ordinance Interpretation

Sunflower Prop II, LLC, appeals a judgment validating the enforceability of Oneida County’s pier ordinance and the County’s finding that Sunflower is in violation of that ordinance.

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Divorce – Child Support

Dawn Petit appeals a divorce judgment dividing the marital estate, establishing monthly child support payments from her former husband, Terrance Petit, and ordering monthly maintenance to Dawn.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Kane Robinson appeals from an amended judgment convicting him of felony murder, as a party to the crime, and from orders denying two postconviction motions.

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Court Error – Abuse of Discretion

MidCountry Bank appeals an order voiding a sheriff’s sale of Todd and Carolyn Bork’s home and prohibiting MidCountry from executing a judgment on the Borks’ real property for as long as it remains their primary residence.

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