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Justice Breaking Point Articles

6/13Opinion: It's not too late to achieve equal access to justiceThe Cap Times
6/06Wage increases just part of the solution to public defender ‘crisis’WMTV - NBC 15
5/18Our View: A Step Toward a More Just SystemEau Claire Leader Telegram
5/16Lawmakers vote to increase pay for district attorneys and public defenders in budgetJournal Sentinel
5/16Wisconsin lawmakers propose raises for public defenders, prosecutorsCh. 3000 (AP Story)
5/16Prosecutor pay raises added to Wisconsin budget proposal by lawmakersThe Cap Times
5/16Prosecutors, public defenders would receive raises under measure passed by Legislature's budget panelWisconsin Public Radio
5/16Pay Hike for Employees of Wisconsin’s Court SystemWSAU – 95.1FM; WIXX 101
5/16Joint Finance Committee unanimously approves Republicans’ proposal to increase state lawyer payWisconsin Examiner
5/16There's a backlog of court cases in Wisconsin, low pay for public defenders partially to blameWUWM 89.7 FM (NPR)
5/16Public defenders and prosecutors in Wisconsin are one step closer to seeing a bump in paySpectrum 1 News
5/02Report: Pay increases needed for Wisconsin's public defenders, prosecutorsWisconsin Public Radio
5/01Prosecutors, public defenders in Wisconsin need higher pay, study says. Here's why.Journal Sentinel
5/01Low Pay For Public Attorneys Lead To Growing BacklogWORT 89.9 FM
5/01Lack of public attorneys caused by low (News 9 ABC)
4/30Low pay for public attorneys a growing concern as backlogs riseWisconsin Policy Forum
4/28State-funded attorneys in Wisconsin point to low pay, shortages as Tony Evers calls for more moneyWisconsin State Journal
4/01The legal impact of Wisconsin’s shortage of prosecutors and public defendersPBS
3/23Public defender, prosecutor shortages prevail in WisconsinDaily Cardinal
3/23Plotkin says justice system relies on public defenders, prosecutors as lawmakers debate pay
3/17Criminal justice funding must be a top priorityWisconsin Newspaper Association
3/15Toney says prosecutor, public defender pay increases could make it in budget after talks with
3/08Evers insists on raises for corrections officers, prosecutors, defenders in 2023 budgetPBS Wisconsin (AP)
3/04Opinion: Wisconsin's criminal justice system is bucklingWisconsin State Journal
2/20More Money for D-A’s, Public Defenders in Proposed State BudgetWSAU – 95.1FM; WIXX 101
2/09Wisconsin struggling to recruit and retain lawyers107.5 FM - Neillsville, WI (Sarah Lehr, WPR)
2/08From 'serious' to 'dire:' DAs offices across Wisconsin and the country are struggling to hire prosecutorsWisconsin Public Radio
2/04The lack of prosecutors in one county has delayed trials, amid a countrywide
2/01Governor appoints Dodge County District Attorney to fill (Deneen Smith)
1/29For the Record: Wisconsin faces state prosecutor shortageWISC TV-Madison (Naomi Kowles/Cheryl Daniels)
1/27‘This has to be a priority’: What can be done about the state’s prosecutor shortage?Fox47 (Will Kenneally/Cheryl Daniels)
1/27Rewind: Week in Review (clip mentioning SBW)
1/26‘This has to be a priority’: What can be done about the State’s prosecutor shortage? La Crosse
1/25Prosecutors needed: District attorney staff recruitment falling short statewideGazette Extra
1/25State Bar warns attorney shortage could lead to constitutional (Morning Headlines)
1/24Waushara County Judge Guy Dutcher on speedy justiceHere and Now, PBS Wisconsin
1/23State Bar of Wisconsin: Statement on prosecutor and public defender
1/22State Bar president pleased to see increase in funding for DAs, public defenders in proposed state budgetWisconsin Radio Network
1/19Statewide prosecutor shortage crippling District Attorneys’ offices, impacting justice systemCBS-58 Milwaukee (Adam Rife)
1/18Breaking Point: Vacant Prosecutor Positions Fuel Justice System CrisisState Bar of Wisconsin InsideTrack
1/18Former Dodge County DA Kurt Klomberg on prosecutor stressesPBS Wisconsin (Nathan Denzin)
1/18State Public Defender Kelli Thompson on incarceration cyclesPBS Wisconsin (Nathan Denzin)