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Adam Plotkin

Mar 23, 2023

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.

Members of the Wisconsin Judicial Council discuss the status of a budget request during a meeting on Friday.
Feb 19, 2021

Judicial Council considers options after Evers rejects budget request

The Wisconsin Judicial Council is considering its options after another unsuccessful attempt to restore its funding.

Sep 13, 2016

Committee continues search to increase access to legal representation

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.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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