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Dan Kaminsky, Former District Attorney, has been informed that a complaint filed against him over what has been dubbed “the airplane case” was formally dismissed.

This is yet another example of politics taking precedence over justice, and politicians purposely giving bad information to citizens who have little choice but to trust them.

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As a former District Attorney, one of the most common things people ask me is how can I defend someone, especially if they are accused of a serious crime. Many people can’t understand the transition from having been the prosecutor to now defending those accused of a crime. And as the District Attorney, I was not only responsible for my own criminal prosecutions, but for supervising the other attorneys in the office.

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In several areas of personal injury law, more generally under the category of tort law, Wisconsin differs from many other states.  A prime example is the general rule of strict liability for dog bites.

Wisconsin Statute section 174.02 states “the owner of a dog is liable for the full amount of damages caused by the dog injuring or causing injury to a person, domestic animal or property.”

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