Police, Prisons, and Criminal Law Reform

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Advocates applaud closing; serious concerns about securing safe and rehabilitative programs and services for youth...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
After an Assembly proposal to borrow $350 million for a new prison in Wisconsin touched off an intense reaction from a...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Wisconsin State Assembly proposed a $350 million plan to build a new prison.  The following is a joint statement...
Monday, October 9, 2017
This is what we told all of the legislators who asked us about AB 351 / SB 279 regulating the use of law enforcement body...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Today, Western District Judge Peterson found that the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and restraints at two...
Monday, May 22, 2017
We are witnessing a moment of national attention on policing, from discussions about racial profiling, over-reliance on...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Collins et al. v. The City of Milwaukee et al.   Status: Filed Related Issues: Discriminatory Profiling, Police...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against State for Abuse of Imprisoned Children The ACLU of Wisconsin and Juvenile Law...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
MILWAUKEE- The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin affirms the vital need for transparency in the investigation of...
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Since the beginning of 2015, police in Wisconsin have killed 30 people, according to one media database. In Madison, Neenah...
Monday, October 3, 2016
The ACLU of Wisconsin sent the below comments to Attorney General Lynch, Deputy Attorney General Yates, and Assistant...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Twenty-eight community organizations signed on to the following letter to Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, Public...