If you face any kind of Wisconsin criminal charges, you should familiarize yourself with the fruit of the poisonous tree legal doctrine. Why? Because it could help you in your criminal defense.
When a university student is the target of investigation for alleged wrongdoing by law enforcement as well as university authorities, handling the allegations of misconduct independently of the criminal justice process is a standard practice at many universities across the country, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison. However, a student-athlete arraigned last week on two counts of sexual assault and facing possible expulsion over the alleged incident is suing the university on the grounds that continuing disciplinary action while he challenges criminal charges stemming from the alleged incident is a violation of his right to due process.
If you find yourself under arrest for driving while intoxicated in Wisconsin, you can expect to face serious penalties if a court convicts you. These may include hundreds in fines and fees, mandatory counseling, and months of license suspension for your first offense.
Adopting a child in Wisconsin is a process that can cause you a great deal of excitement and trepidation. One of the most important steps in the process, and therefore one that is most likely to cause you anxiety, is the home study.
It is not uncommon for people in Wisconsin to have found themselves in situations where they are placed under arrest. Even if a person is not ultimately convicted of a crime, the experience can be trying and leave someone concerned about their future. One consideration for people is how they will get a job if they have an arrest on their record and especially if they have a conviction on their record.