I’m a Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer and, this week, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia.
WISCONSIN CRIME & JUSTICE
DEFENDING PEOPLE IN THE HEARTLAND OF AMERICA
CraigSelect highways across Wisconsin now have a 70 mph speed limit. It's reported that all of the signs are now up along the designated sections. Mastantuono
The US Supreme Court issued a decision in Caetano v. Massachusetts vacating a Boston woman’s conviction for possessing a stun gun, after the highest Court in Massachusetts...
Friday afternoon brought an end to a jury trial that Rebecca and Craig conducted in Milwaukee County in a first degree sexual assault of a child case, in which our client was accused falsely of inappropriately touching his adoptive son, a special needs child with mental health isues and cognitive delays.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court held this week that the body’s metabolization of heroin provides exigent circumstances to support a blood draw without a warrant.
Craig Mastantuono spoke this weekend at Marquette University Law School's Annual Criminal Law Conference, a seminar for criminal justice lawyers from both the prosecution and defense sides of the aisle.
An analysis of "fighting words" makes the headlines today, with the Wisconsin Court of Appeals overturning a disorderly conduct conviction resulting from the defendant's profanity-laced Facebook post about the police in the Village of Arena, Iowa County, Wisconsin.
When a police officer stops a car for what he says is a law violation, does he need to be right? Or can he be wrong on the law, but still pass muster with reviewing courts?