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Cruel and Unusual: How Colorado Reduced Solitary Confinement
Cruel and Unusual

How Colorado Reduced Solitary Confinement

It’s nearly been eliminated, while Wisconsin has made only a small reduction in solitary confinement.

Tainted Water: Two State Prisons Have Lead-Tainted Water
Tainted Water

Two State Prisons Have Lead-Tainted Water

Officials say they comply with federal drinking water standards, but others question whether it’s safe.

Cruel and Unusual: Waupun Ignores Solitary Confinement Rules?
Cruel and Unusual

Waupun Ignores Solitary Confinement Rules?

State Corrections new policy reduces length by 75% but prison still has long confinements.

Where Can Former Sex Offenders Go?

Where Can Former Sex Offenders Go?

Restrictive city law often leaves them nowhere to live, many are becoming homeless.

Prison Guard Fired for Sexually Harassing Inmates

Prison Guard Fired for Sexually Harassing Inmates

State Department of Corrections releases records of this seven months after they were requested.

Cruel and Unusual: Journalists Sue State Dept of Corrections For Records
Cruel and Unusual

Journalists Sue State Dept of Corrections For Records

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism requested records on inmate treatment under open records but state won't release them.

Cruel and Unusual: State Prisons Reducing Use of Solitary Confinement?
Cruel and Unusual

State Prisons Reducing Use of Solitary Confinement?

New policy outlined by state official says prisoner "segregation" not effective for disciplining or rehabilitating inmates.

Under the Influence: No Treatment For Many Drunken Drivers
Under the Influence

No Treatment For Many Drunken Drivers

Some avoid court-ordered assessment, others receive inadequate treatment, experts say.

Cruel and Unusual: Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse
Cruel and Unusual

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

Cruel and Unusual: State Prisons “Routinely Engage in Torture,” Group Claims
Cruel and Unusual

State Prisons “Routinely Engage in Torture,” Group Claims

Faith-based advocacy group asks Gov. Walker to investigate allegations of prisoner abuse at Waupun.