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Reintroduction of Police Reform Bill

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 3, 2021

The bill titled the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act has been reintroduced to Congress, after failing to pass in the Senate last year. The bill touches on facets of police reform such as getting rid of qualified immunity, addressing racial profiling and abolishing no-knock warrants in federal drug cases. The proposed legislation would also…
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Alternatives to Incarceration Are Still No Bargain

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | February 24, 2021

You are able to serve your prison sentence outside of jail if a circuit court judge places you on probation, parole or extended supervision. This is an outcome that is highly preferable to incarceration. However, in the cases of probation, parole or extended supervision, there are numerous guidelines you must adhere to. The State of…
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Repercussions for Theft

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | January 28, 2020

Theft is a type of property crime where a person takes someone else’s property with plans to permanently keep it. Depending on the quantity of property stolen, a person may face charges of petty or grand theft. For example, petty theft may be stealing a candy bar, while grand theft may be stealing a car. Generally,…
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Juvenile delinquency: risk factors and protective factors

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | November 21, 2019

As a parent, you may wonder whether your child is at risk for delinquency and whether there is anything you can do to prevent such difficulties. There are a number of risk factors that may come into play at different points in your child’s development and make him or her more likely to engage in…
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How can a drug charge affect my personal and college life?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | November 7, 2019

College teaches some students independence and how to function on their own. For others, college is a time to act out and challenge the system. For you, your college career brings you closer to your dream job and the life you have always wanted. But as with some students, you find yourself in a situation…
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College student accused of resisting arrest

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 14, 2019

An 18-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison faces multiple criminal charges after what may have been connected to a Saturday night of partying. Police in charge of enforcing the laws on the University’s campus say that an officer was sent to a dormitory on reports that someone was urinating in the common…
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Alleged fake doctor faces multiple criminal charges

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | February 1, 2019

A Wisconsin man, who is a resident of Appleton, faces multiple criminal charges in connection with allegations that he held himself out as a psychologist to multiple patients and even treated them for their ailments. The man does not have a medical license. Investigators say that the man, who gave a different last name when…
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Two people facing criminal allegations after overnight standoff

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | October 25, 2018

When Appleton residents are being sought by law enforcement, it can lead to major problems if they are found and they refuse to surrender. With warrants, it is natural to be concerned about how the case will be handled and the potential long-term consequences. This is compounded when the person decides to barricade him or…
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Man faces criminal charges after crashing into police car

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | July 20, 2018

When a traffic stop is initiated by law enforcement in Appleton or anywhere in Wisconsin, it can be an intimidating time with the driver feeling apprehensive about what will happen. In some cases, the driver faces allegations that he or she fled the scene. This can lead to a litany of other problems with accompanying…
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The basics of plea bargaining

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | June 8, 2018

Plea bargaining is an important aspect of the criminal justice system. As a result, accused individuals should understand plea bargaining so that they can fully understand their options when facing criminal charges. There are different types of plea negotiations so it helps to know what those are as well. One type of plea bargaining is…
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