Teen will likely need strong DUI defense after police chase

Everyone knows that it is illegal for individuals under the age of 21 to drink alcohol. Even for those who are old enough to drink, it is still illegal to drink and then get behind the wheel of a vehicle. Unfortunately, this still occurs and, when one is caught operating while intoxicated (OWI), a vigorous […]

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What happens when an officer doesn’t know the law?

Police don’t have the right to pull over any car they want. In order for police to pull over a vehicle, the officer must have probable cause to believe that the driver has committed a traffic violation or a reasonable suspicion that the driver has committed a crime. But what if the police officer doesn’t […]

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Sexting becoming a huge issue, teens at risk of sex crimes charge

Sexting is a new term for many Wisconsin residents and parents. It has only been around for a few years, but it is growing quickly in popularity, especially among minors. Despite what many parents believe, no one is too young to be charged with sexting-related sex crimes in the United States. Many minors will take photographs […]

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Why juvenile delinquency charges need to be taken seriously

A 2015 study called “Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges” revealed just how negatively incarceration affects the lives of America’s youth. The authors of the study — a Brown University scholar and an MIT scholar — poured over 10 years of data pertaining to about 35,000 juvenile offenders in […]

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Feds storm Wisconsin home with guns drawn in child porn case

Child pornography is something that both state and federal law enforcement agencies take extremely seriously, and they often work together to investigate and take down people they think could be involved with the capturing or sharing of “sexually explicit” images involving minors. Last month, federal agents arrested a Janesville, Wisconsin,man who was eventually indicted on […]

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Computer virus extorts money over fake allegations of child porn

We have previously written that sex crimes are among the most severely punished and publicly reviled criminal offenses, especially sex crimes against children. Therefore, it should go without saying that if the FBI or some other law enforcement agency detected evidence of online activity related to child pornography, you would be facing much stricter penalties […]

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Does the anticipated tough OUI law miss the mark?

In our last post, we discussed how two Wisconsin state lawmakers, Reps. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, and Andre Jacque, R-De Pere, are expected to introduce a new bill in coming weeks that would propose permanent license suspensions for Wisconsin drivers who are convicted of five or more OUIs. In supporting the lawmakers’ anticipated bill, an […]

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Permanent license revocation law to be proposed in Wisconsin

An extremely tough law against drunk driving is expected to be introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature within the next month or so. The Wausau Daily Herald reported that two state lawmakers from Brown County are planning to co-sponsor a bill that would permanently revoke the driver’s licenses of individuals who are convicted of drunk driving […]

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