Tonight, this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine looks into the field of forensic psychology. No, it’s not the glamorous and ingenious world portrayed by Hollywood programs like Making a Murderer and Criminal Minds. Simplistically, it’s just the intersection of psychology and the justice system, that is, taking the skills of psychology and applying it […]
The United States now has the largest incarcerated population in the world, with some 2.2 million Americans behind bars. We also boast the dubious honor of the highest global rate of incarceration: despite only having 5% of the world’s population, we have nearly 25% of the world’s total prisoners. In Wisconsin the racial disparities of […]
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne responds to the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.
Madison Public Library artist in residence Victor Castro, a.k.a. USGathering, a.k.a. TetraPak man, takes us into the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center with his latest art project.
GIDEON’S ARMY follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of idealistic lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point.