An accident that in some way leads to a death is one of the most serious charges a person could face. This is a federal crime and is often referred to as vehicular homicide, OWI homicide or homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.
For many Wisconsin residents, insider trading is a source of confusion. This can be particularly so for those who are new to working the markets or even engaging in simple day trading. Not long ago, a post appearing in the blog for Kohn, Smith and Roth explained many of the details associated with insider trading. However, the post did not delve into the possible penalties one could incur if convicted. As a continuation of the original post, some of the most common of these penalties are discussed in the following sections.
Wisconsin, like many other American states, enforces Megan's law for those convicted of sex crimes against children. President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law in 1996, in the interest of creating a means to protect the public from convicted sex offenders. Megan's law mandates that all Wisconsin sex offenders are entered into the state's sex offender registry; non-compliance with the law can result in severe penalties.
A 19-year-old Racine man is facing ten years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of second degree sexual assault and one count of false imprisonment. The man was initially charged back in January with one count each of false imprisonment and suffocation and strangulation, along with three counts of second degree sexual assault.