17 Feb 2022

An frightening look at how myths and biases can prompt false allegations and result in irreversible mistakes. Yet another reason it is so crucial to have a criminal defense lawyer looking out for your interests as soon as possible.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/reasonable-doubt/202202/could-stereotypes-put-innocent-woman-death-row

10 Feb 2022

“Criminalization supercharges addiction stigma, and stigma is one of the biggest obstacles to recovery.” It is long past time for our laws to focus on resolving the root causes of addiction, rather than aggressively prosecuting drug crimes and filling our state’s prisons.

5 Feb 2022

Nearly $6 million in public and private grants have been added to the effort to make education more accessible to Wisconsin inmates. According to University of Wisconsin System interim president Tommy Thompson, the initiative’s goal is to “break the back of recidivism”.

https://www.wpr.org/public-private-grants-add-momentum-uw-system-prison-education-initiative