(MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a mother's conviction for swearing at her son, but without reaching the issue of whether her speech was protected by the First Amendment.
The court seemed to take keen interest in the case during oral arguments in September and took 50 pages to render its decision.
A Milwaukee County jury convicted Ginger Breitzman, 44, of child abuse-intentionally causing harm, child neglect and disorderly conduct. The last count was for profanely berating and insulting her 14-year-old son after he burned some popcorn.
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