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Prosecutors, defense attorneys clash over interrogation techniques

Julius Kim, a criminal defense attorney with Brookfield-based Kim & LaVoy, used to train police officers when he was an assistant district attorney for Milwaukee County. He says he hopes that because more interrogations are being videotaped, courts will start to throw out confessions obtained using psychological techniques that affect whether a statement is, by law, voluntary. (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

If nothing else, the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” has put a spotlight on an unsettling practice that Julius Kim and other defense lawyers see all the time: The admission into evidence of statements gathered in coercive interrogations.

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Who’s Doing What: Gencuski joins Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown; Judge Phillips joins Davis & Kuelthau

Bryan Schultz, a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP’s Milwaukee office, was named co-chairman of Foley’s Food Industry Team. Schultz and his co-chair, Michael Flanagan, will lead a team that provides legal and lobbying services for companies that produce, distribute or sell food, and the businesses that deal with them.

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2010 Up and Coming Lawyers photo gallery

Twenty-six of Wisconsin’s best and brightest young attorneys were honored Aug. 31 at the Wisconsin Club during the Wisconsin Law Journal’s Up and Coming Lawyers event. More than 250 honorees and guests attended the event. Honorees were selected from more than 75 nominations in a wide range of practice areas – everything from criminal defense to trusts and estates to the city attorney’s office. For more photos from the event, see the Sept. 6 issue of the Wisconsin Law Journal.

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