Criminal Defense Posts

Students face academic — and legal — consequences when plagiarizing

The wealth of information on the internet makes it easier than ever to become better informed — or at least appear to be. Read More »


Frequently asked questions about marijuana laws in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is flanked by states that have legalized marijuana to some degree. Here's where marijuana laws stand in Wisconsin. Read More »


5 most commonly broken laws in Wisconsin and the U.S. 

When it comes to breaking the rules, we have a lot in common. 5 most commonly broken laws in Wisconsin and the U.S. Read More »


Citizen's arrest: What you should know

Citizen's arrests have been getting a lot of attention lately — and causing some devastating problems. Read More »


What is a preliminary hearing in Wisconsin?

How preliminary hearings in WI work, plus when to waive a preliminary hearing and how and when to use preliminary hearings to negotiate a deal. Read More »


Four myths about drunken driving

Soon it will be the season to be merry, but statistics indicate that getting too merry can bring devastating consequences. Read More »


Infographic shows consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season

This infographic offers a snapshot of both the human and the legal consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season. Read More »


How to (realistically) avoid drunken driving this holiday season

The holidays are just around the corner and with them, celebrations and libations. But that also brings a sobering fact: an average of 799 people die each year in drunken driving crashes during the week between Christmas and New Year. And nearly every single one is preventable. Read More »


Boating safety: understanding of laws, common sense required

Boating violations carry penalties of anywhere from $20 up to $1,000 each. These violations can cost you, and you may be required to attend a boater’s safety course — which isn’t a bad idea for anyone hitting the water. Read More »


Fireworks: What's legal in Wisconsin?

Some would argue there is nothing more American than apple pie, mom and fireworks, especially around the Fourth of July. Read More »