Changes in the compensation system for assistant district attorneys could reduce turnover and improve public safety, according to a new La Follette School report.
A prize-winning author known for his global research on modern-day slavery will deliver a lecture Friday, April 30, as part of a daylong La Follette School symposium on human trafficking.
La Follette School of Public Affairs alum Peter Tempelis is Wisconsin’s 2015 Assistant District Attorney of the year.
For Peter Tempelis, greater justice and protection for crime victims are the best outcomes. The 2006 alum has been applying his management and legal skills to achieve justice since he started as a student in the La Follette School's dual-degree program in law and public affairs.
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW–Madison has several events scheduled across the state in the next several weeks. The first event features Michael Murphy, who will discuss the state of contemporary politics in the United States, on Friday, March 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Fluno Center.
More than 60 people attended each of four recent Town Hall meetings on key election issues with University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members. The meetings in Appleton, Madison, Milwaukee, and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, were sponsored by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science along with the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
Alum Jason Witt has won national recognition for his work to reduce disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile justice system — the overrepresentation of minorities compared to their proportion of the general population.