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Sentencing Guidelines – Resentencing

Bradley Young appeals from a judgment convicting him of seven counts of burglary on his guilty plea in a multi-county crime spree of sixty-four burglaries (fifty-seven burglaries were dismissed and read in).

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2nd Amendment Violation

Mitchell Christen was found guilty at a jury trial of charges that included operating or going armed with a firearm while under the influence of an intoxicant, in violation of WIS. STAT. § 941.20(1)(b).

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Eviction – Castle Doctrine

Lincoln Park MHC WI, LLC, appeals an order of the circuit court in which the circuit court dismissed Lincoln Park’s eviction action against Patrick Glynn.

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Worker’s Compensation Claims – Attorney Fees

Sentry Insurance, a Mutual Company appeals an order of the trial court in favor of the plaintiff, Mary Kasal, in which the court declined to apportion, from the settlement proceeds, the attorney’s fees and costs incurred by Sentry pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 102.29 (2017-18), which regulates claims of third party liability in relation to worker’s compensation claims.

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Court Error – Tax Refund

Central United Methodist Church (Central United) appeals a summary judgment denying its request for a tax refund from the City of Milwaukee.

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Sentencing – Extended Supervision

John McGrath, III, appeals a judgment of conviction for felony child abuse and a postconviction order denying his request to modify the conditions of his extended supervision.

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Plea Withdrawal

Nicholas Packer appeals a judgment convicting him of two counts of recklessly endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and one count of strangulation and suffocation as domestic abuse.

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Insurance Claim – Attorney Fees

Paula Laddusire appeals the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against her homeowner’s insurer, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company (West Bend), seeking recovery of the value of various personal property items she claimed were stolen or damaged.

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Due Process Violation

Ahmed Hirsi appeals a judgment, entered upon a jury’s verdict, convicting him of three counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, three counts of first-degree reckless injury, three counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Wisconsin Consumer Act Violation – Sanctions

Karl and Yalonda Brumfield (Brumfield) appeal from orders (1) dismissing Brumfield’s claims against Westlake Services, LLC, for alleged violations of the Wisconsin Consumer Act; and (2) awarding sanctions to Westlake.

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Sufficiency of Evidence

Christopher Davis and Maurice Greer were charged with robbing two different Walmarts in Indiana over a four-month period.

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Court Error – Bankruptcy – Sanctions

Richard and Kelly Hazelton asked a bankruptcy court to sanction the University of Wisconsin Stout for collecting an educational debt after their debts were discharged in Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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ALJ Error – Disability Benefits

Michael Reinaas seeks Social Security disability benefits, asserting that he became disabled from neck and shoulder pain in January 2013 after undergoing right shoulder surgery.

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Class Action – Certification

When Preston Bennett was locked up in the Cook County Jail, he was assigned to Division 10, which houses detainees who need canes, crutches, or walkers.

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Search Warrant – Probable Cause

Jeffery L. Summers appeals the circuit court’s denial of his motion to suppress evidence, and his subsequent judgment of conviction for two counts of delivery of tetrahydrocannabinols (THC).

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Termination of Parental Rights

D.L. appeals an order of the trial court terminating his parental rights of Y.P.-T. D.L. asserts that the court erroneously exercised its discretion in excluding evidence relating to a prior trial regarding D.L.’s parental rights of Y.P.-T., in which the State was unsuccessful in proving that D.L. had failed to assume parental responsibility of Y.P.-T.

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Sufficiency of Evidence

Corey Stauner appeals a judgment, entered upon a jury’s verdict, convicting him of two counts of misdemeanor bail jumping.

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