Cruel and Unusual
Jun 6th, 2016 by Dee J. Hall
Some states banned it but not Wisconsin. Waupun inmates plan strike beginning June 10.
Jan 19th, 2016 by Dee J. Hall
State Corrections new policy reduces length by 75% but prison still has long confinements.
Aug 27th, 2015 by Dee J. Hall
Psychologist studied effects of isolation on many prisoners; the findings are grim.
Aug 26th, 2015 by Dee J. Hall
Prisoner's 360 days in "the hole" shows impact of solitary confinement.
Aug 23rd, 2015 by Dee J. Hall
State joins national reform movement, but prisoner advocates say more could be done.
Apr 16th, 2015 by Bill Lueders
State Department of Corrections releases records of this seven months after they were requested.
Feb 2nd, 2015 by Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism requested records on inmate treatment under open records but state won't release them.
Dec 10th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
New policy outlined by state official says prisoner "segregation" not effective for disciplining or rehabilitating inmates.
Sep 15th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.
Jul 31st, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Faith-based advocacy group asks Gov. Walker to investigate allegations of prisoner abuse at Waupun.
Jul 24th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Other states are reforming. Some argue it's torture. Part 2 of series.
Jul 23rd, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Many of prisoners are from Milwaukee; critics call for an investigation. Part 1 of a series.