Even though a northern Wisconsin woman was arrested 24 years ago for drunken driving, her lawyers will appear before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday to argue the resulting citation should be voided.Read More »
"Should police automatically have the right to search the vehicle of someone arrested on suspicion of OWI? Or should they have to show that they have some reason, particular to the driver who was arrested, to believe that OWI-related evidence will be found in the vehicle?"Read More »
Two Republican legislators edged closer Thursday to getting a bill that would increase penalties for repeat drunken drivers passed, winning overwhelming approval for the measure in an Assembly committee and persuading a Senate panel to hold a vote on the proposal as early as next week.
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The Court of Appeals has affirmed that it's not only the rules of evidence that do not apply in criminal pretrial proceedings; equally inapplicable is the right of confrontation.Read More »