Wisconsin Justice Initiative
Court WatchJul 14th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
FPC suspended two Milwaukee cops who swore at and manhandled a man walking in the street.
Jul 7th, 2020 by Margo Kirchner
Plaintiffs suing police face multiple hurdles, so it's difficult to punish bad cops, some argue.
Jun 25th, 2020 by Dee J. Hall
Study finds lack of polling places, fear of COVID-19 reduced April turnout of Black city voters by nearly 10%.
Jun 6th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Pause in admissions ends this month, even as COVID-19 numbers rise.
Court WatchMay 26th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Officers repeatedly told suspect he failed lie detector but didn’t explain results can't be used in court.
Court WatchMay 17th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
WI Supreme Court says prisoners can’t be forcibly medicated unless they are dangerous.
May 14th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Inmates talk about prison life during a pandemic when only 1% have been tested for virus.
Court WatchApr 28th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Milwaukee police clearly violated suspect’s Miranda rights, federal judge rules.
Apr 13th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Contrasting state's official description vs. inmate’s account of prison life during pandemic.
Apr 6th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Courts grinding to a halt, 39% drop in locking up those on probation, parole.
Op EdMar 22nd, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Advocacy groups urge Evers, DOC to expand compassionate release during outbreak.
Court WatchMar 11th, 2020 by Gretchen Schuldt
Defense attorney calls for investigation of Deputy City Attorney Jan Smokowicz.