How to recognize controlling behavior

Controlling behavior describes a relationship where one person systematically dominates their partner. Over time, a victim of coercive control feels trapped through a series of tactics. According to Psychology ...

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Invoking your right to remain silent

If you are a fan of television police dramas or true-crime podcasts, you may be able to recite the Miranda warning from memory. This advisement, mandated by a 1966 U.S. Supreme Court decision, be...

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What is battery in Wisconsin?

In movies, fights amp up the drama and get everyone cheering. In real life, though, getting into a fight may cause you to receive a criminal conviction.  Here is what the Wisconsin Legislature says about&n...

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State and federal sentencing guidelines

Someone facing criminal charges for a drug offense in Wisconsin may wonder how the judge determines what his or her sentence will be.  The guidelines that the judge uses will depend on whether it is a fede...

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