Have you heard about the John McCaffary case? John was sentenced to the death penalty in 1850 for the murder of his wife on family property. About 3,000 people came to see his horrific execution where he struggled for five minutes before doctors were called upon to check his pulse. Two short years after this… Continue reading The Case That Led to the Abolishment of Wisconsin’s Death Penalty
A juvenile crime does not have to affect your entire life. You may have the opportunity for your records to be sealed when you reach legal age. To discuss this option, contact our office at 920.289.4262. https://www.ncsl.org/research/civil-and-criminal-justice/automatically-sealing-or-expunging-juvenile-records.aspx#:~:text=All%20states%20have%20some%20sort,the%20record%20can%20be%20expunged.
We have all heard about field sobriety tests, but what do they entail? Field sobriety tests are three different tests used by police officers to determine if a driver is under the influence. These tests assess a driver’s balance, coordination, and ability to focus on more than one thing. Continue reading to learn about three of the… Continue reading The Three Types of Field Sobriety Tests in Wisconsin
People who go to prison often leave a much different person than they came. Why is this? What happens inside that changes them? Is there anything that can be done to protect their mental health? Learn the answers to these questions and more here.
There is never a good reason for possessing illegal drugs, so you are better off saving your talking for your criminal defense attorney. Click here to read some of the notable excuses used over the years by people who failed to heed this advice. https://www.vice.com/en/article/epx9yp/caught-with-drugs-police-excuses
Since the early 2000’s Wisconsin has been experiencing a problem with the drug methamphetamine. In recent years, Wisconsin has seen a massive surge in use statewide. How is this affecting Wisconsinites? We have the answers. The Brain This drug causes severe change and damage to the human brain. It causes a flood of dopamine to be… Continue reading Wisconsin Methamphetamine
Surely you have heard of the scales of justice, but do you know what they represent? These scales represent the balance between truth and fairness sought after in the justice system. They have quite an interesting history, learn about it here. https://www.mylawquestions.com/what-are-the-scales-of-justice.htm
Wisconsin recently released a public health advisory regarding fentanyl deaths in the state. Yet, overdose deaths continue to rise, with seemingly no end. Why is this happening? What can be done to help this epidemic? Why? Over the last year, synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) were identified in 91% of opioid overdose deaths and 73% of all drug overdose deaths.… Continue reading Wisconsin Fentanyl Deaths Are on the Rise
Some alcohol-related consent questions that people are too afraid to ask, and that is okay. Although, it is essential that you still know the answers to these critical questions. Click here to gain insight into five of the most challenging alcohol-related consent questions.
Many young adolescents use fake IDs daily in Wisconsin. But unfortunately, many do not know the consequences of this risky choice. Click the link here to learn about them so you can make sure your friends and family make the right decisions. https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/125/i/085
Many are pulled over each week on gameday for suspicion of driving under the influence. Don’t let this be you. Follow the tips linked below to learn how to stay safe this football season.