Police, Prisons, and Criminal Law Reform

Friday, May 17, 2013
    The Mayor of the City of Milwaukee, by statute, is tasked with appointing citizens to serve on City of...
Friday, January 25, 2013
On Thursday, January 24, 2013, the City of Milwaukee Common Council’s Public Safety Committee held an open public...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Young people are held in solitary confinement in jails and prisons in across the United States, often for weeks or months at...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
When people are arrested and taken to jail, they don’t expect it to be easy. But a stay at the jail shouldn’t...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Today, the Milwaukee County district attorney’s office charged four Milwaukee police officers with crimes for...
Monday, October 8, 2012
Last month, the Madison City Council voted to ban anyone from asking for donations of money or goods in large parts of the...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wisconsin and Minnesota are very similar states with very different approaches to marijuana possession. The two states...
Monday, September 24, 2012
The right to vote is what makes a country a true democracy.  It is the most basic right Americans share. Felony...
Monday, February 7, 2011
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit heard oral arguments about the rights of transgender inmates in...
Friday, August 20, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin and the law firm Jenner and Block today filed papers seeking court...
Thursday, June 17, 2010
As the Governor’s Juvenile Corrections Review Committee considers how best to serve juvenile offenders in the future...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Wednesday struck down a law that barred transgender people...