“[B]ecause the issue seems to be of statewide importance, we take the unusual step of remanding the matter to the circuit court where the parties can further develop the facts and legal analysis. Although case law seems to protect uplands ...Read More »
Michael J. Bielefeldt appeals from a judgment of conviction of second-degree sexual assault, false imprisonment and battery. He also appeals from an order denying his postconviction motion. Bielefeldt argues that he should have been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea ...Read More »
“The defendant’s criminal record (even, as here, of very recent vintage) is an aspect of his status, which is unalterable, whether he is committing a crime at the time his vehicle is stopped or not. Whether he possessed drugs three ...Read More »
State ex rel. Lockman v. Gerhardstein, 107 Wis.2d 325, 320 N.W.2d 27 (Ct. App. 1982) (finding the time limit mandatory) is distinguishable because Lockman involved a delay caused by the state. To hold otherwise would permit detained subjects to manipulate ...
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Devaldis Garth appeals a judgment convicting him on one felony and two misdemeanor counts. The issue is whether the trial court properly denied his motion to suppress the evidence used to prosecute him. We affirm. This opinion will not be ...Read More »
“The district court in this case structured its upward departure from the PSR’s suggested offense level of 11 to an offense level of 13 by increasing one offense level for Peterson’s first three criminal history points in excess of the ...Read More »
Where the plaintiff customers did not allege that they had received late bills, or that they intended to disregard the bills and late fees, the circuit court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing the customers’ claims for declaratory and ...Read More »
Scott Stannard appeals from a judgment convicting him of theft and an order denying his motion for postconviction relief. Stannard contends that the presentence report writer was biased against him, prejudicing the sentencing process. We affirm. This opinion will not ...
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Plaintiff corporation had been defendant corporation’s exclusive Wisconsin sales representative for 28 years when defendant terminated the agreement with 90 days’ notice. Defendant did not pay plaintiff commissions for orders submitted during the 90-day period; plaintiff brought this action alleging ...Read More »