Criminal Justice

New bills ‘unlock the vote,’ end ‘prison gerrymandering’

Two bills introduced by three state legislators Wednesday aim to restore voting rights for formerly incarcerated Wisconsinites and end “prison gerrymandering.” Sen. Lena Taylor...

‘Restorative justice,’ not new youth detention facilities needed, advocates say Some...

Plans to close the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth detention facilities in Irma, have quickly evolved since Gov. Tony Evers took office, but...

Milwaukee’s high homicide rates rooted in segregation

A recent report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel draws an explicit link between the city’s homicide rates and its historic segregation. It’s part of a...
Adjust Font Size