Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Wisconsin
Organization type(s): Provider


News Story

Milwaukee’s staggering black-white economic divide

Tanzina Vega
CNN Money
August 16, 2016
The ongoing protests and violence that have occurred over the past several days in Milwaukee are about more than the police killing of Sylville Smith.

News Story

Questions Loom Over Recent Deaths at Milwaukee County Jail

LaToya Dennis
WUWM (local NPR, Milwaukee)
November 21, 2016
Four people have died in the Milwaukee County Jail since April. A baby was the latest, and late last week, the mother filed a claim for $8.5 million in damages.


Landlords try to keep identities secret in cat-and-mouse game

Cary Spivak, Kevin Crowe
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
December 4, 2016
Landlords are routinely using LLCs to avoid paying fines incurred for renting out substandard, unsafe housing or for violating ordinances aimed at preserving neighborhoods.

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