Seeing the blue flashing lights behind you is never the way that you want your day to go. However, a simple traffic stop may become something much more serious, depending on your behavior. Understanding how to protect your rights during a traffic stop is only useful if you know what to do before the blue lights appear.
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Protecting Your Rights During a Traffic Stop
Seeing the blue flashing lights behind you is never the way that you want your day to go. However, a simple traffic stop may become something much more…
Do You Understand Robbery and Burglary Charges?
If you recently received property crime charges, the time to begin building your legal defense is now. Your prosecutor is already building the case against you…
How Do I Fight Back If I Was Illegally Searched by Police?
Milwaukee is a diverse city with a history and stigma of law enforcement treating certain populations with tactics that are questionable at best…
Yes, Felons Have the Potential to Obtain Firearms Legally
Since you have a felony from past mistakes, you know that you may not be able to have a gun. If you do have one now and never got rid of it, you could…
Category: Criminal Defense Legal Articles
Differences Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary Charges Despite the fact that the public often uses theft, robbery and burglary interchangeably in conversation, these are distinctly different charges and do not mean the same thing in the eyes of the court. If you or someone you know faces charges related to one or more of these
There comes a moment in everyone’s life where we have to make a decision between pleasure and pain, between comfort and discomfort, and between making the most of a bad situation or miserably doing nothing. Perhaps this kind of decision-making process played a role in a Wisconsin man’s alleged choice after he got locked in
A felony conviction can prevent you from owning a gun, but there are certain conditions in which you can regain the right to possess a firearm. If you have a felony and have not met the criteria to own a gun, you could be arrested for having an illegal firearm. “Don’t people in the United
Milwaukee is a diverse city with a history and stigma of law enforcement treating certain populations with tactics that are questionable at best. Depending on your racial and economic background, you may find yourself facing very unfair charges, especially when it comes to drug charges. In recent years, many people have found compelling arguments that
Over the last several years, an increasing number of law enforcement agencies here in Wisconsin and across the nation have adopted policies requiring officers to be outfitted with body cameras that record any interaction with the public. This move has been hastened in large part by public outcry over the longstanding lack of transparency concerning
If you watch the legal dramas on television, then it’s likely you’ve seen your favorite legal team win again and again with evidence that involved forensic science. Forensic scientists take the evidence gathered at a crime scene by investigators and proceed with a chemical and physical analysis of that evidence. To determine the class and
Chances are good that when you stop to fill up your tank, you don’t give a second thought to using your credit card to pay at the pump, as it spares you from having to make the long — and frequently cold — walk into the gas station only to stand in line or wait
Every so often, media outlets in Wisconsin and throughout the country produce reports covering the incarceration rate in the United States. Most stories agree that no other country jails as many people per capita than here at home. Data released late last year from the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates a trend developed had in recent
In the private sector, it’s not uncommon for establishments to take their time ramping up operations in the weeks after the end of the always tumultuous holiday season, as there is inventory to replenish, staffing levels to reassess and business goals to set. There is no such option in the public sector, however, as the