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It is always wonderful to see someone rewarded for outstanding work to restore justice and trust in public institutions. The same admiration met Attorney John Birdsall when he was awarded the prestigious Martin Hanson Memorial Prize.
Monday, 15 March 2021 07:06

What is Self-Incrimination?

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Have you heard during an arrest or trial the mentioning of the slogan, "I plead the Fifth"? What does it mean, or what's the implication of taking such a stand?

Imagine being arrested with a minuscule amount of marijuana and cocaine but the prosecution makes a mistake – a huge mistake.  They incorrectly identify the cocaine as Fentanyl, which is a tremendously potent and deadly opiate.  This mistake greatly increases the seriousness of the charges.

What You Need to Know About Big Brother Watching.

The Child Protection System is software used by law enforcement agencies, to track the IP addresses of computers suspected of downloading illegal images or videos of prepubescent children. However, the system’s use has prompted numerous privacy concerns. If you have been charged with possession of child pornography as a result of this system that is contested by civil liberties experts and forensic experts alike, it is paramount to seek the aid of experienced legal counsel. An experienced criminal defense attorney will know how to challenge the efforts of law enforcement to ensnare people, many of whom are innocent. The consequences of a computer sex crimes conviction (in Wisconsin) are steep.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 14:39

Degrees of Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

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Sexual Assault in Wisconsin
Sexual assault is defined as sexual contact or intercourse without the victim’s consent. Section 940.225(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes details the four degrees of sexual assault, with first-degree sexual assault being the most serious offense. Each degree of sexual assault carries its own consequences.

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