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Soon after a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges against him, defense attorney Mark Richards took a swipe at his predecessors, telling reporters that their tactics — leaning into Rittenhouse's portrayal as a rallying point for the right to carry weapons and defend oneself — were not his.
A University of Wisconsin Law School professor and Steven Avery’s former lawyers have begun a non-profit foundation dedicated to reforming how forensic science is used in the criminal-justice system.
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Attorneys who fought a now-closed probe into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to order prosecutors to return all documents seized in the case and order an investigation into who leaked some of them to a newspaper.
One of the attorneys who represented Steven Avery in his murder trial nearly a decade ago is calling the $40-an-hour rate that court-appointed lawyers get to defend indigent clients "an insult."
A civil rights attorney and a criminal defense attorney featured in a recent Netflix series will be the keynote speakers at a seminar hosted by the state's plaintiff attorneys association.
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