Wisconsin Strip Search

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As part of a large settlement deal involving multiple cases, Milwaukee city officials have proposed paying $5 million to 74 African-Americans who are suing the city for what they claim to be unlawful strip searches. These strip searches and body cavity searches were conducted by police officers looking for drugs. The city stated the proposed […]

The Plight of Steven Avery

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The movie and TV streaming service, Netflix, has forever changed our society. By crushing movie rental giant Blockbuster, going to a brick and mortar store to rent movies is now a thing of the past. Netflix has now even started to produce their own shows and movies, with hits like House of Cards and Orange […]

New Internet Sex Crimes Bill

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A bill has been introduced that would allow Wisconsin law enforcement to have more resources to fight internet sex crimes against children. The bill is called Alicia‚Äôs Law, named after a survivor of an abduction and sexual assault, Alicia Kozakiewicz, and is authored by Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, and Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, and Attorney […]

Domestic Violence in Wisconsin

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There are several factors that need to meet in order for a crime to be considered domestic violence (or domestic abuse) in the state of Wisconsin. First the crime must be committed against a family member or fellow household member. Next the defendant must inflict injury, pain, fear, or sexual assault on the victim. Domestic […]