On February 8, 2023, Oil City News published a story about a Casper police sergeant who faced a disciplinary suspension for entering a private business
Tag: Wyoming law
Wyoming Supreme Court Clarifies When Miranda Advisements are Required
As discussed in this post, police are only required to give suspects those classic Miranda advisements that we’ve all heard on TV if the suspect
Reminders to Criminal Defendants: Withdrawing Guilty Pleas After Sentencing Requires Extraordinary Proof; “Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Illness” Plea May Be Entered Along with Traditional “Not Guilty” Plea
The Wyoming Supreme Court recently issued two opinions that serve as important reminders to criminal defendants in Wyoming. First, a criminal defendant cannot withdraw a
Criminal Sentencing in Wyoming State Courts
As a criminal defense attorney, one of the most important and enigmatic questions I get is: what sentence do you think the judge would give
Cops in Your House: “Mere Acquiescence” to Authority Not Enough to Allow Police to Enter Your Home
Readers of this blog may know that police can enter your house to “secure evidence” of a crime inside the house before getting a warrant.
Fourth DUI in Ten Years – When does a DUI become a felony under Wyoming law?
Under Wyoming law, most of the time a DUI offense will be a misdemeanor, punishable by less than one (1) year in jail. However, sometimes