Wisconsin on brink of constitutional crisis as courts face unprecedented DA, public defender shortage
Editors Note: Our Managing Editor, Steve Schuster spoke to Judges, the Office of Lawyer Regulation, Federal Prosecutors, District Attorneys throughout the Midwest, the State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Attorney General, Governor Tony's Evers office, as well as legislatures to determine the full extent of the problem and possible solutions on how to fix Wisconsin's broken criminal justice system.
The Wisconsin Judicial Council is considering its options after another unsuccessful attempt to restore its funding.
A group of lawmakers and members of the public will meet on Wednesday to continue studying how the state can increase residents’ access to legal representation in civil cases.
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