SCOTUS to Hear Oral Argument in First Amendment Retaliatory Arrest Case Against Law Enforcement Officers
Oct 19, 2018
On November 26, 2018, the Court will hear oral argument in Nieves v. Bartlett, a Ninth Circuit case out of Alaska, and will once again confront the issue of whether probable cause for the underlying arrest ends the retaliatory arrest inquiry.
Case Alert: No such thing as negligent use of intentional force in Arizona
Aug 24, 2018
In a huge case for law enforcement, the Arizona Supreme Court holds that in Arizona, negligent use of intentionally-inflicted force is not a cognizable claim.
Kathy Wieneke recognized in 2019 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America®
Aug 15, 2018
Kathy Wieneke was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for her work representing defendants in personal injury cases.
Case Alert: Warrantless use of hospital blood draw suppressed
Aug 01, 2018
Oswaldo Diaz was the sole occupant of a truck that crashed into a business’s entry gate. Fire department personnel found Diaz slumped over the steering wheel, extracted him, and transported him to the hospital, where a nurse noticed the odor …
WLG Attorneys to Present on Public Safety Response to the Mentally Ill
Jul 25, 2018
This week, Kathleen Wieneke and Christina Retts will be presenting on “The Public Safety Response to the Mental Health Crisis,” at the Arizona Public Risk Managers’ Association (PRIMA) 2018 Summer Education Series in Flagstaff, Arizona. Using videos and examples from …