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Officers caught in their own lie
Let's face it. It's not uncommon for people to embellish stories or to change little details to make a story better. But we expect more from law enforcement. That's why it should be shocking that...
The deplorable fact of false accusations
A Michigan woman was recently convicted of having made a false accusation of sexual assault against two men. According to the court that sentenced the woman, the two men most likely would have been...
Legalese temporarily down
Some recent updates to the website mistakenly took down the firm's blog. We're in the midst of reconstructing it and hope to have it up and running soon. Thanks for your patience.
Cell phone tracking evidence
Prosecutors are increasingly relying on cell phone tower evidence to establish the location of suspects. The story that is told to jurors is that a cell phone will connect to the nearest tower, and...
Why you may want to unlike Facebook
Facebook recently debuted to the public a search technology that it is calling "Graph Search." As described by Slate.com , Graph Search is
The firm welcomes Attorney Michael Soukup
The firm is very pleased to announce that Attorney Michael Soukup has joined the firm as of July 1, 2013. Attorney Soukup previously worked as an appellate public defender in Illinois for several...
Matthew learned today that he received a 2013 Rising Star award from Super Lawyers. The Rising Star honor is awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Wisconsin. It is given to the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less, and who are recognized as having distinguished themselves in their legal practice.
The firm continues its move to a paperless office. Thanks to the hard work of Caleb F. and Beth S., the firm was able to close its storage unit on May 31st. It is anticipated that all files will be digitized within 30 days. The move to a paperless office has increased efficiency, reduced costs, and improved the overall quality of the firm's advocacy.
On Monday, after 4.5 years, the firm finally moved out of its post office box. With us since the beginning, it was bittersweet to bid farewell to PO Box 11513. But, with all progress comes change; all of the firm's mail will now be delivered to 1200 East Capitol, Ste. 220.
Restoring the right to vote
The Virginia governor has announced his plan to unilaterally rescind a rule that disenfranchised all persons previously convicted of nonviolent felonies. So doing will return the voting rights to an...
The Law Office started a blog recently. The focus will be on the law in every day life.
The ubiquity of Facebook in modern culture is having some interesting repercussions in the legal world. Just recently, a criminal defendant in Texas challenged his co nviction and sentence on the...
OJ Simpson is appealing his Florida robbery conviction, arguing ineffective assistance of counsel. The right to the effective assistance of counsel is guaranteed by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution. It necessitates a showing that (1) the lawyer made a mistake and (2) that mistake calls into question the reliability of the proceeding.
Testifying this week at a hearing in which he hopes to win a new armed robbery trial, O.J. Simpson said he gave $500,000 to his lead defense lawyer, Yale Galanter. But that was for expert witnesses and other costs, Simpson contended—Galanter was supposed to defend the former football great for free,...
On May 7, 2013, Matthew Pinix filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court.
Matthew Pinix will be giving a presentation at Prison Action Milwaukee (PAM) on May 15, 2013. PAM is an advocacy group that fights for the rights of incarcerated individuals in Wisconsin. Atty. Pinix will speak about his practice and what drew him to participate in PAM's mission.
As of April 15, 2013, Atty. Pinix has become a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. Thanks to Jim Shellow and Urszula Tempska for witnessing my application, and to Dean Strang for serving as my sponsor.
Atty. Pinix is off to Columbia Correctional Institution today. CCI is one of Wisconsin's most secure prisons, and some may know it as the place at which Mr. Jeffrey Dahmer met his fate.
The firm's name on the monument sign outside the new office. Corner of E. Capitol Dr. and N. Wilson Dr., Shorewood, WI.
Atty. Pinix was in Madison today arguing a Wis. Stat. 974.06 motion to the Dane County Circuit Court. Beautiful courthouse.
Caleb Fitzgerald joined the firm as a legal assistant this month. He is assisting with the firm's transition to a paperless office.
On February 6, 2013, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued an opinion in State v. Brereton--a case that Atty. Pinix argued to the court on September 6, 2012.
View Attorney Pinix's profile in the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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A 4th Amendment case argued to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals by Attorney Matthew Pinix, the founder of MSP|Law, was recently detailed in the Janesville Gazette. Attorney Pinix successfully argued that the 4th Amendment is implicated, and thus a warrant required, when law enforcement installs a GPS tracking device inside a suspect's vehicle.
Walworth County authorities legally attached a GPS unit to a car that led them to two serial burglars, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
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