Your Right to Ask For a Different Judge

The right of an accused person to substitute out the judge set to hear their case is a hot-button topic in today’s news cycle. Details from the Manhattan criminal trial of President Donald J. Trump have led many to call for the substitution of presiding Judge Juan Merchan due to assumed bias. Many have said […]

AG Garland Ends Federal Cocaine Disparities

This action is important and probably long overdue. However, it does not lessen the seriousness of federal drug charges. Federal court – let alone federal prison – is no picnic. You need a proven advocate if you face drug charges of any kind. https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/16/politics/crack-powder-cocaine-sentencing-disparities/index.html?utm_source=The+Marshall+Project+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0c8fb3baf0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2022_12_19_12_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5e02cdad9d-0c8fb3baf0-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D

What Does the Term Habeas Corpus Mean?

Have you ever heard the term habeas corpus? This term refers to the law protecting Americans from imprisonment without a trial. The term has a pretty remarkable history; click here to learn all about it! https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/habeas_corpus

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The only thing you need to be aware of when accused of domestic violence is that words – yours or your spouses – will not save you now. Save your talking for me and put a strong advocate on your side. Read more here.

How Wisconsin’s Public Defender Shortage May Affect Criminal Cases

Did you know that Wisconsin is experiencing a shortage of public defenders? Hundreds of cases are being delayed each day simply because defendants are waiting for a public defender to take their case. What does this mean for criminal courts and defendants? The Court Several significant criminal cases have been delayed due to the lack of public […]

Don’t Become a Statistic

Internet sex crime charges have become more common in recent years and are prosecuted aggressively. Click the link below to learn more about online sex crime statistics and get in touch with us to prevent becoming a statistic.

What is “Pillow Talk Privilege”?

Wisconsin law protects spouses from having to testify to incriminating information their spouses tell them in confidence. This is because of something referred to as the “pillow talk” privilege. For example, a wife does not have to testify that her husband confessed to committing a crime. In fact, that husband can prevent this – in […]

Embezzlement Requires a Strong Defense

Embezzlement is one of the most commonly charged white collar crimes at the state and federal level. If you have been accused of embezzlement you cannot afford to wait for your case to play out. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer limiting your exposure to harsh penalties such as fines and prison time.

People Can No Longer Sue for Miranda Violations

Under a new Supreme Court ruling, subjects can no longer sue law enforcement for violating their Fifth Amendment rights for not being read the Miranda Rights warning. What does this mean going forward? What Sparked This Change? The Vega v. Tekoh, case sparked the turn of events regarding Miranda. A nursing assistant, Tekoh, faced accusations he sexually assaulted an immobile […]