Wisconsin Justice Initiative
Court WatchOct 18th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
All filed in last year against new Circuit Judge Kristy Yang, elected in April 2017.
Court WatchOct 15th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Teen girls put in isolation for months, attempted suicide, at state’s Copper Lake facility.
Court WatchSep 17th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Federal appeals court rules county not liable for employee raping county jail inmate.
Court WatchSep 13th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Case spotlights state’s constitutional crisis, inadequate funding for appointed counsel.
Court WatchAug 31st, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Man who killed woman when he was 16 gets life plus 32 years. Appeal court upholds it.
Aug 30th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
15 counties, two cities have referendums on legalizing medical or all marijuana use.
Aug 22nd, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Sending mental health professionals to training designed for security officers?
Court WatchJul 20th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Iowa, Chippewa and Eau Claire counties the worst, but Milwaukee has many, too.
Court WatchJul 12th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
134% increase in such charges in state since 2000 may force innocent people to plead guilty.
Court WatchJun 25th, 2018 by Margo Kirchner
Federal court overrules state court decision voiding law allowing jailing of drug-using mothers.
Court WatchJun 18th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Milwaukee police officers had no grounds for interrogating driver, appeals judge rules.
May 25th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Hope is that advisory referendum will push state legislators to act.