Wisconsin Justice Initiative
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.
Court WatchMay 23rd, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
State high court approves adult felony charge though offender then said to be eight or nine.
Court WatchMay 15th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Blacks and Hispanics make up 57% of city population but 86% of pot cases in 2017.
Court WatchMay 13th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Circuit judges from 18 counties cite difficulties finding lawyers for indigent defendants.
Court WatchMay 9th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Wisconsin now imprisons a higher percent of people than national average and neighboring states.