Deals Vince Biskupic made as a prosecutor and judge raise questions of fairness in Wisconsin’s justice system

Whistleblower unveiled The unnamed whistleblower who wrote the memo exposing the deals was one of Biskupic’s employees, Assistant District Attorney Mike Balskus. In 2002, he wanted to remain anonymous, but he signed a sworn affidavit for the Wisconsin State Journal that his memo was, to his knowledge, true and correct. “I knew that if Vince … Read more

Judge rules Cedarburg School District failed to properly investigate racial harassment

An Ozaukee County Circuit Court judge on Friday largely ruled in favor of a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction directive requiring Cedarburg School District to “seriously address” racial harassment and discrimination at its schools. The ruling affirmed DPI’s verdict from last summer that the district had failed to adequately investigate a student’s reports of racial … Read more