On August 23, the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin led to nationwide outrage and unrest.
As an investigation into the incident persists, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul refuses to answer whether officers were aware before the shooting that Blake had a knife in his possession.
2020 may be the strangest year on record. No matter how accustomed we have become to the surreal images around us, the sight of camouflaged federal agents marching on protesters in an American city is still shocking.
Ignorance of the law is no excuse and admitted memory lapses will not be met with understanding by law enforcement officers.
An Illinois man recently learned this lesson the hard way while taking in the sights and sounds of Interstate 94 in Racine County. He was pulled over after a deputy noticed him swerving and traveling at an “abnormally low speed”. After noticing the man’s slurred speech, the deputies searched his car and found marijuana as well as THC cereal bars and THC vape cartridges.
Attorney Nicole Muller of Birdsall Obear & Associates appeared on Spectrum News this morning and we could not be more proud of the work that she is doing to represent those charged for their participation in the peaceful protests these past two weeks.