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Tuesday Speaker
Ralph Weber, Lawyer at Weber Advising and Craig Johnson of the Wisconsin Justice Initiative
January 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

“The Waukesha Parade Murders put Wisconsin bail practices under a spotlight.  Our January 18 speakers are two Milwaukee lawyers who each wrote op-eds calling attention to the complexity of bail decisions. https://www.jsonline.com/story/opinion/2021/12/09/waukesha-parade-attack-fix-bail-process-thoughtful-bipartisan-way/6435773001/  https://www.jsonline.com/story/opinion/2021/12/02/darrell-brooks-jr-case-tragic-mistake-risk-assessment-worked/8827411002/

 

Ralph Weber is a civil trial lawyer, adviser, and corporate/nonprofit board member who writes about human decision-making. https://www.weberadvising.com/writings  Craig Johnson is a criminal defense lawyer and President of the Wisconsin Justice Initiative, which advocates for change in Wisconsin’s justice system. https://www.wjiinc.org/

 

Messrs. Weber and Johnson will discuss the law and practice of bail and why bail reform requires data-driven decisions.