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Jan 30, 2023

Internet evidence key, but not enough in no-body murder case

Scouring data on personal electronic devices is a common strategy in criminal cases, but experts warn that incriminating searches are not enough alone to build a solid case.

Sep 7, 2017

Nurse’s arrest raises questions on evidence collection

The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence.

May 11, 2017

State used flawed hair evidence to convict innocent people

A 28-year-old mother of two was raped by a stranger in her home in rural Stoughton. Before the attack, the woman was followed around town and received menacing, sexually charged phone calls from an unknown man, whom she suspected lived nearby.

Jun 4, 2014

Murder ink? Tattoos can be tricky as evidence

Teardrops for murders. Spider webs for prison time. Penal code numbers for crimes committed.

Jul 10, 2013

Lawmaker doesn’t want families helping suspects

At least one Wisconsin lawmaker wants to make it a felony for anyone - including family members - to help or hide a fugitive or destroy evidence in cases of the most serious crimes.

Oct 31, 2012

Torts — medical malpractice — evidence

2011AP2163 Zawatzke v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, et al.

Aug 31, 2012

Property – foreclosure – promissory note — evidence

2012AP756-FT Arch Bay Holdings v. Gartland, et al.

Aug 29, 2012

Juveniles – delinquency — fact finding hearings — evidence

2012AP348 In the interest of Noah L.

Aug 16, 2012

Drug charges dropped because of too much evidence

A fugitive doctor charged in the nation's largest prosecution of Internet pharmacies is getting off in part because there's just too much evidence: more than 400,000 documents and two terabytes of electronic data that federal authorities say is expensive to maintain.

Jul 23, 2012

Civil Rights — false arrest — evidence

11-2224 Willis v. Lepine

Jul 12, 2012

FBI to review lab work on thousands of convictions

The Justice Department and the FBI will review thousands of criminal convictions from over a decade ago for possibly flawed analysis of hair sample evidence.

Jun 6, 2012

Trial strategy: Should you let jurors handle the evidence?

A recent study by the University of Notre Dame suggests that humans learn and retain information differently if their sense of touch is engaged.


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