Wisconsin codified statutes are available online in the Wisconsin Legislature Database, http://www.legis.state.wi.us/.
Doctrines & Principles
Born Alive Rule - Unborn Fetus Rule is Wisconsin's legislative interpretation of whether a fetus can be murdered.
words & phrases
Under Wisconsin statutory law, Statute 939.25, criminal negligence is defined as ordinary negligence to a a high degree, consisting of conduct that the actor should realize creates a substantial and unreasonable risk of death or great bodily harm to another, or an unborn child or the woman pregnant with an unborn child. Criminal negligence means the creation of a substantial and unresonable risk of death or great bodily harm to another. See Vehicular Homicide, Negligent Homicide.
Unconsented sexual contact or intercourse:
Consent requires words or some overt action on the part of the alleged victim to indicate an agreement (to have a sexual contact or sexual assault).
A person who lacks the ability to give consent cannot be considered to have given consent to a sexual assault or contact.
A minor under the age of 18 years cannot give his or her consent to have sexual contact or sexual intercourse. A parent of a minor child under the of 18 years cannot give consent for the minor child to have sexual contact or sexual intercourse. See Sexual Assault.
Speak with an Attorney Today
For a brief but professional free "first-impression" analysis of your case, please contact the attorneys at Van Wagner & Wood right away.
Van Wagner & Wood - 1-888-663-8163
You can also click the link below to send an e-mail message to the attorneys prior to your call, or to request a call from an attorney as soon as one is available.
Wagner & Wood