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What Will Happen When the Police Arrive?
What Will Happen When the Police Arrive?
Kevin Michalowski — January 24, 2019

If you are involved in a deadly force incident, you can bet the police will eventually be on the scene. That’s because YOU should be the one to call them. If you used your gun in self-defense, even if you didn’t fire it, you should call the…

Fantasy Land: Dealing With the Aftermath
Fantasy Land: Dealing With the Aftermath
Schuyler P. Robertson — January 23, 2019

I was recently hired by a lawyer from USCCA’s Law Network who needed a use-of-force expert witness for a self-defense case. He explained that the defendant was not a USCCA member and that the compensation for the case was being handled through the public defender’s office. The lawyer was…

Hollywood’s Mantra: Guns for Me, Not for Thee
Hollywood’s Mantra: Guns for Me, Not for Thee
Beth Alcazar — January 22, 2019

From the outside looking in, Hollywood may seem like a magical, gilded fantasyland, but it’s more of a disastrous disconnect from reality … on many levels. The “us” versus “them” mentality is very evident. Besides the large sums of money, larger egos, extravagant lifestyles and equally excessive…

You Need EDC First-Aid Gear
You Need EDC First-Aid Gear
Kevin Michalowski — January 21, 2019

You are much more likely to use first-aid gear than you are to use your gun. But those of us who carry a gun every day often overlook the need for a good trauma kit. I’m not talking about a “boo-boo kit” with Band-Aids and tweezers for pulling ticks. I’m…

Ask An Attorney – Meet Tom Grieve
Ask An Attorney – Meet Tom Grieve
USCCA — January 19, 2019

Tom Grieve is a highly awarded former state prosecutor who started Grieve Law, which is now one of the largest criminal defense firms in Wisconsin. He is respected as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the state and has developed a nuanced understanding of Wisconsin…

Preventive Medicine … the Legal Kind
Preventive Medicine … the Legal Kind
John Caile — January 18, 2019

After an individual survives a violent physical confrontation in which he or she threatened or used lethal force, that individual is often faced with a bewildering array of legal issues, some of which can be almost as traumatizing as the incident itself. As a result, it only makes sense to…