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Wisconsin court: Sex trafficking can be defense for homicide

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that a woman may cite sex trafficking as an immunity defense at her trial for killing her alleged trafficker. Wednesday’s decision could help define the limits of criminal liability for trafficking victims across the country. Prosecutors allege Chrystul Kizer shot Randall Volar at his Kenosha home in 2018 when she was 17. She contends Volar was trafficking her for sex and wants to argue that she’s immune from prosecution under a state law that absolves trafficking victims of any offenses resulting from being trafficked. Prosecutors maintained that immunity can’t possibly extend to homicide.

‘A chaotic scene’: One dead, four wounded in Kenosha shooting

KENOSHA, Wis. — One person was killed and four others were wounded during a shooting in Kenosha Monday night. Kenosha police said the incident occurred in the 6300 block of 25th Avenue at around 10:20 p.m. Arriving officers found “a chaotic scene” with clear evidence of gunshots. pic.twitter.com/Bvayq63eMU — Kenosha Police Dept. (@KenoshaPolice) July 5, 2022 The four surviving victims…