Attorneys can skillfully use documentary evidence in the courtroom to fight for your rights. The use of this evidence could be what wins your case. Learn all about it here.
Wisconsin in the midst of a constitutional crisis. Those accused of crimes without resources to hire an attorney regularly languish in jail waiting for legal representation as the State works to clear a backlog of an estimated 35,000 pending cases. Overcriminalization and a prosecution-oriented approach to public safety across the state have overwhelmed an already troubled system.
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In 2021, Nearly 40% of the 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the nation failed to report crime data to the FBI’s national database. This was after a transition to a new collection system, causing huge gaps in national crime rates. Only 47% of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies reported a full year of crime data to the FBI. Click the link below to learn more details on this statistic.
Generally, the police must obtain a warrant before searching property such as a car, house, computer, backpack, or purse. Although, there are exceptions to this law. For example, if you consent to a search of your car after a traffic stop, the police do not have to obtain a warrant. If you have other legal questions related to this topic, please do not hesitate to contact us at 608-572-7052.