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Attorney General Brad Schimel has announced his plan to ask the Legislature for millions more dollars to hire more prosecutors throughout the state.
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In her State of the Judiciary Address, Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Pat Roggensack promised that she will fight for higher judicial salaries when the Legislature begins work on the state’s next budget.
Under Wisconsin law, a 17-year-old is considered an “adult” for the purpose of criminal prosecution.
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Americans are over-legislated, a fact that partly explains why we incarcerate more people than any other country on the planet.
America has 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. As a society, we should have the courage to recognize that doubling down on a failed system is not a means of making our communities safer.
Of the 1.6 million military members who are now veterans, about 670,000 have been deemed to have a disability that is connected to their military service.
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By state law, probation must be the first consideration at sentencing. Because of this, and because many everyday crimes do not warrant incarceration, thousands of defendants are placed on probation every year in Wisconsin.
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