You're probably familiar with the expression that anyone who represents himself in court has a fool for a client. While that statement may sound biased coming from an attorney, it holds true in most cases, especially when federal charges are involved. These cases are extremely complicated and carry significantly higher penalties. But such warnings didn't stop a man facing charges in Milwaukee from considering it.
Previously in Wisconsin, drivers did not have to prove that they were residents in the United States before getting a driver's license. But after a recent legislative change, drivers must show that they are legally residing in the U.S. before they can be administered a valid driver's license.
Two Wisconsin physicians - an allergist and a dermatologist - have been charged with a multitude of drug crimes for what federal prosecutors are alleging was their role in a cocaine distribution ring.