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

25 Jan 2022

It is imperative that rising crime rates not be used to take away rights from individual defendants. Having a skilled defense lawyer is a must when facing criminal charges in such an environment.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/01/can-criminal-justice-reformers-adjust-rising-crime/621205/

18 Jan 2022

“This incident is now being exploited by some to promote a dangerous narrative that seeks to reverse years of positive criminal justice reform.” We couldn’t agree more.

https://www.law360.com/articles/1448586/justice-reforms-are-not-to-blame-for-waukesha-tragedy

11 Jan 2022

Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would require a $10,000 minimum bond for defendants who have previously committed a felony or violent misdemeanor. The outrage over the Waukesha parade tragedy could result in a step backward for bail reform in Wisconsin. This impulsive political response will create more problems than it will solve.

https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2022/01/07/wisconsin-lawmakers-push-for-higher-bail-after-christmas-parade-deaths/