Wearing Glasses In Court Might Just Get You Acquitted

In criminal cases defendants have their fate decided by a jury of their peers. The jury is selected somewhat randomly to make sure that they are “fair and impartial.” Nonetheless, we all seem to have some positive and negative prejudices that unconsciously influence our decisions. One of those prejudices is appearance. More trial lawyers are […]

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Sheboygan Woman Faces Murder Charge In Cold Case From 1957

A 74-year-old woman from Sheboygan appeared in court recently to face second-degree murder charges. She has been accused of accidentally killing her 7-month-old baby during an incident which happened 54 years ago. This case highlights some important criminal defense issues. Specifically, it shows that cold cases can be much more difficult to investigate and prosecute, […]

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