A sexual-assault case provided the context for the Court of Appeals to distinguish a formal arrest from detention in one’s home during the execution of a search warrant.
The state Supreme Court announced Friday that it has accepted nine cases for review.
Defendants who offer a diminished capacity defense cannot seek to exclude rebuttal evidence from court-ordered mental evaluations on Fifth Amendment grounds, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kansas v. Cheever.
The U.S. Supreme Court showed little willingness Wednesday to rule that the introduction of evidence from a murder defendant’s court-ordered mental evaluation violated his Fifth Amendment protection against compelled testimony.
A Wisconsin native who lost his left hand in an Army training accident won a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI after claiming he was denied a fair chance to become a special agent.
John Henry Spooner wrote a letter to his local newspaper on the day he was convicted of killing his teenage neighbor, wondering whether he got a fair trial and asking for help in getting the truth out.
Most lawyers have assumed that the Constitution is unambiguous in preserving one’s right to remain silent.
When Kerri and Brian Kaley came under federal investigation for allegedly stealing medical devices, they took out a $500,000 line of credit on their New York house to hire lawyers. Yet after their indictment in 2007, prosecutors sought to prevent the Kaleys from using the money because the government intended to seize the house.
A federal investigation into the death of a Milwaukee man who was seen in squad car video gasping for breath and pleading for help is closed and no civil rights charges will be filed, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
A federal magistrate in Milwaukee has ordered a West Allis man to provide readable versions of encrypted hard drives seized from his home as part of a child-porn investigation.
Three Milwaukee police officers who ignored a suspect's pleas for help as he gasped for air in the back of a squad car should face misdemeanor charges in his death, a jury concluded at an inquest Thursday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a defendant had a Fifth Amendment right to refuse to respond to police questioning before he was arrested or read his Miranda rights.
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