Marinette, Walworth counties, Green Bay, Eau Claire and Waukesha have higher rates; experts say higher quality training may be keeping statewide numbers low
The Kiel school district’s closure of a Title IX investigation under pressure sends a ‘chilling message’ expert says. But some residents tell LGBTQ youth: ‘you are not alone.’
Five voters are charged with fraud after they registered using their Fond du Lac UPS Store addresses; one critic calls it an ‘abuse’ of prosecutorial discretion
Judges can order defendants to surrender their guns. But Wisconsin’s system lacks enforcement, delivering deadly consequences when it fails.
As Outagamie County district attorney, Biskupic let potential defendants buy their way out of trouble. As a judge, he offered deals that fell in a ‘gray area’ of the law.
One of Outagamie County District Attorney Vince Biskupic’s cases involved a rewritten police report; another, an exoneration.
A possible Miranda violation, a missing taped ‘confession,’ and an improperly charged girlfriend among the flaws in Vince Biskupic’s case.
District Attorney Vince Biskupic never revealed how police helped his witness. But she finally did — more than 20 years after the fact.
The Wisconsin case was tainted by secret tapes, unreliable witnesses and a supposed ‘hit’ plot against Winnebago County District Attorney Joe Paulus.
This is the second installment of Open and Shut, a seven-part podcast and online series investigating the virtually unchecked power of prosecutors. See the entire project at wpr.org/openandshut Episode 2 – The Golden Boy Remember the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic? Way back in 2020, when everyone was stocking up on hand sanitizer and toilet […]
The Outagamie County case featured District Attorney Vince Biskupic who called one of his key witnesses ‘credible’ — then charged him with perjury 10 days later.
Wisconsin Watch and Wisconsin Public Radio have launched a new, seven-part podcast and web series, Open and Shut, that shines a light on the power of the prosecutor — and its impact on victims, the accused and the justice system.