Wisconsin Attorney General wants to abolish preliminary hearings

On behalf of Craig Kuhary, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Thursday, February 23, 2012. This last Sunday, we discussed a bill being considered in the Wisconsin legislature which would allow hearsay to be admitted during preliminary criminal hearings. Passage of this bill would result in the elimination of an important criminal defense […]

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Wisconsin bill aims to strip the accused of rights

In an election year, bold legislation is often authored, in attempts to attract media coverage and voter attention. In a move which concerns civil rights advocates, an aggressive Republican bill has been introduced in the Wisconsin legislature which would erode certain criminal defense protections. The measure would exempt victims from testifying against the accused until later stages […]

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