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WisconsinFalse Arrest Lawyers in Wisconsin

False arrest is a common law tort brought in state or federal court by a person who alleges that he was held in custody without probable cause or other legal authority.

Police officers and other law enforcement officers are often shielded from false abuse lawsuits through a legal process known as qualified immunity.

Qualified immunity does not cover the most egregious cases in which the law enforcement officers have violated "clearly established law."

Because of the protections provided through qualified immunity, most false arrest claims involve lawsuits against private security firms and loss prevention officers employed by retail establishments.

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Michael Montgomery

Michael Montgomery
Montgomery Willard, LLC
1002 Calhoun Street
Columbia, WI 29201
Licensed for 33 years, Michael Montgomery is a Business Law and Civil Rights lawyer... read more >

Joseph W Seifert

Joseph W Seifert
Seifert & Associates
757 N Broadway Ste 300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Joseph W Seifert is a Family Law and Foreclosure Defense lawyer... read more >

Erik J. Krueger

Erik J. Krueger
The Krueger Law Firm
PO Box 408
Sussex, WI 53089
Licensed for 6 years, Erik J. Krueger is a Family Law and Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

James M Shellow

James M Shellow
The Shellow Group
324 W. Vine St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
James M Shellow is a Federal Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Police Accountability Project

The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.



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