Wisconsin Watch via WPR: Child abuse findings by a Wisconsin doctor are questioned, rejected.
The baby left the hospital with a cast on his leg for a break that it turns out he never had.
Portage Daily Register: The role of bail in Wisconsin is not fundamentally flawed.
It is the judge or the court commissioner who has the responsibility of setting cash bail. The district attorney and the defense attorney merely make their recommendations. When I was a judge, I always handled my own bail hearings rather than assigning them to a court commissioner. I believed that next to sentencing, the setting of bail was the most important decision made in a criminal case.
The Guardian: Surprise! The U.S. Supreme Court is coming for women's rights after all!
The Washington Post: Some states weigh laws to punish parents if kids fire unsecured guns.
That is why some state legislatures have stepped in to make safe storage a legal requirement, and gun safety groups say the need for them has never been greater — particularly as it relates to school shootings that have spiked after schools reopened this year.
There have been more school shootings in 2021 — 34 — than in any year since at least 1999, according to a Post database.
“When adults don’t prevent their children from accessing guns, this is the sort of devastation that can happen,” said Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, part Everytown for Gun Safety.
Jurist: Georgia poll workers sue far-right website over fraud claims.
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