Column

A crucial lifeline, Wisconsin’s jails are overcharging for detainee phone calls

Overcharging for phone calls from jail disproportionately impacts low-income citizens, perpetuates inequality in criminal justice system

Column

Pardons bring the opportunity to reframe Wisconsin’s criminal justice system

In a complete 180 from the Walker Administration, Gov. Evers use of pardons increases focus on rehabilitation

Column

‘Inherently violent’: The problem with the prison system is its very existence

Calls to reform prison system, end mass incarceration fail to address the true problem — the prison system is inherently unproductive

UW-Madison Campus

NPR reporter discusses First Step Act, future of criminal justice reform

Conservatives worry act will increase crime rate while liberals worry act isn't doing enough, Ayesha Rascoe says

Column

Innocent until proven guilty — if you can afford it

Laws designed to bring equity to criminal prosecution fail to protect low-income defendants

Column

Criminal disenfranchisement: 21st century America’s suffrage crisis

Prisoners in the American prison system should have the opportunity to vote on issues that directly affect their lives both inside prison and once they are released

Herald

Juvenile offenders deserve a second shot at life

Wisconsin criminal justice system needs reform in parole, in general

State of Wisconsin

Forum highlights shortcomings of Wisconsin criminal justice system

Experts encourage students to participate in reform process