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Changes to Title IX Take Effect August 14, 2020

Erika BiermaAugust 13, 2020
What Should a Student Do if They Receive a Notice of Investigation for Sexual Assault or Sexual Harassment on a...

Search Warrants Now Required for Blood Draws of Unconscious Drivers

Brian Hough, Erika Bierma, Nathan KollathAugust 6, 2020
On June 25, 2020, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals decided State v. Prado, which significantly changed Wisconsin’s implied consent law. ...

What to Do When Stopped During the Safer at Home Order

Erika BiermaApril 1, 2020
During this unprecedented time in history and the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, it is unclear what directive law enforcement...

Protecting Your Rights: What To Do When Pulled Over In Wisconsin

Erika Bierma, Brian Hough, August 30, 2019
The majority of traffic stops are routine and end in either a warning or some form of citation for a...

When What Happens on Mifflin Street Doesn’t Stay on Mifflin Street

Erika BiermaApril 22, 2019
A fair number of college students receive citations for underage drinking, underage possession, ID violations, drug possession, paraphernalia possession, disorderly...

Expungement… Not Just for Youthful Offenders Anymore (Hopefully)

Erika BiermaApril 8, 2019
In February 2019, the Wisconsin legislature began another attempt to resurrect the post-conviction expungement legislation that failed last session. The...

Court Prohibits Warrantless Access to Cell Records Used to Track Suspect’s Location

Brian HoughAugust 22, 2018
Co-authored by Joe Malone Is your cell phone on?  It is leaving your digital footprints wherever you go. Every time...

What Wisconsin Employers Should Know About Employee Restraining Orders

Kathryn GriggDecember 28, 2017
When an employee obtains a restraining order against a third party or coworker, the implications may spill into the workplace....

Avoid Halloween’s Scariest Trick: Drinking and Driving

October 29, 2016
As kids get ready to overindulge on treats this time of year, adults can be surprised by a Halloween trick...