Waupun Correctional Institution Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Hunger strike begins at Wisconsin prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A handful of Wisconsin prison inmates have started a hunger strike in hopes of forcing an end to long-term solitary confinement. The Industrial Workers of the World, a labor union working to draw attention to the strike, announced on Monday that at least seven inmates at Waupun Correctional Institution and Columbia Correctional Institution had pledged to stop eating on Friday.

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  2. WISDOM Stands in Solidarity with Waupun ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    As a network including more than 150 congregations of many faiths, along with hundreds of individual leaders, members and supporters, WISDOM stands in solidarity with those who are refusing to accept food, as an act of protest against the conditions of Solitary Confinement in the Waupun Correctional Institution, and throughout Wisconsin. The decision to take this action comes from the prisoners themselves.

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  3. Waupun inmates begin hunger strike to limit solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. A group of inmates at Waupun Correctional Institution are refusing to eat food in an attempt to limit the use of solitary confinement , and to improve medical care for inmates ...

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  4. Hunger strike begins at Wisconsin prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Channel3000

    A handful of Wisconsin prison inmates have started a hunger strike in hopes of forcing an end to long-term solitary confinement. The Industrial Workers of the World, a labor union working to draw attention to the strike, announced on Monday that at least seven inmates at Waupun Correctional Institution and Columbia Correctional Institution had pledged to stop eating on Friday.

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  5. Inmates plan hunger strike to protest solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... of the IWW's Milwaukee chapter, said the union has been in touch by mail with six inmates at Waupun Correctional Institution and one at Columbia Correctional Institution. He says all seven are currently in solitary confinement - one of them filed a ...

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  6. Wis. Inmates Plan Hunger Strike To Protest Solitary ConfinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... via mail. Ben Turk, a member of the IWW's Milwaukee chapter, said the inmates - six at Waupun Correctional Institution and one at Columbia Correctional Institution - plan to stop eating Friday. According to Turk, DOC rules don't consider an inmate's ...

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  7. Hunger strikers to take aim at long-term solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Channel3000

    About a dozen inmates at Waupun vow to begin refusing food June 10 to protest administrative confinement, in which prisoners are held in isolation for years, even decades Inmates can spend years, even decades, in a cell like this one at Waupun Correctional Institution under so-called administrative confinement. Colorado and California have eliminated the use of such indefinite solitary confinement.

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  8. Meeting the makers of Making a MurdererRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... Manitowoc but their travels also mean they haven't been in contact with Avery who remains in Waupun Correctional Institution for two months. "It's been a while since we've spoken to Steven just because of our intense travel schedule ...

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  9. Pay hikes for corrections officers Friday, May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... agency also plans to provide a $0.50 per hour wage add-on to workers in similar positions at Waupun Correctional Institution, Green Bay Correctional Institution, Columbia Correctional Institution, and Copper Lake School/Lincoln Hills School, while ...

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  10. Fox Lake Correctional Institution inmate Ryan Rozak has sued prison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Door Reminder

    Water tainted at two Wisconsin state prisons Some inmates, staff and visitors say the water there is unsafe because of contamination. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://post.cr/1S3E4i3 Waupun Correctional Institution has struggled with high copper and lead levels for years.

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  11. Water tainted at two state prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... prison is routinely yellow or brown with dark sediment and an unpleasant flavor. At Waupun Correctional Institution, 70 miles northwest of Milwaukee, one longtime officer said he and other staff were not aware of high lead levels in the prison's ...

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  12. Convicted killer sentenced for attack on inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of attempted 2nd degree intentional homicide for stabbing an inmate in his cell at the Waupun Correctional Institution Feb. 23, 2015, according to state court records and the Dodge County District Attorney's Office. Conner was also sentenced to 10 ...

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  13. Inmate sentenced for shanking another inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Channel3000

    An inmate at Waupun Correctional Institution was sentenced Wednesday to an additional prison time for attempting to kill another inmate, according to a release. Officials said 29-year-old Eric Conner was sentenced to 20 years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision after pleading guilty to attempted second-degree intentional homicide.

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  14. Making a Murderer: Steven Avery's lawyer collects DNA sample to challenge forensic caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Independent.ie

    A lawyer representing an inmate featured in the documentary Making a Murderer has collected a new DNA sample as part of her effort to have his conviction overturned. As Kathleen Zellner launches what has become a very public defence of Steven Avery, she has revealed that she visited her client at the Waupun Correctional Institution in Wisconsin.

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  15. Making a Murderer: Steven Avery's lawyer heats up forensics case ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    SPOILER ALERT: Kathleen Zellner visited Steven Avery in prison and collected fresh samples as his case gets ready for a hearing next month Steven Avery's lawyer has collected fresh DNA evidence from her client in prison as she gets to walk into the court room to defend him for the first time. Chicago-based lawyer Kathleen Zellner has spent more than 20 hours putting together her case to free Mr Avery and is now using samples collected from her most recent trip to Waupun Correctional Institution this week to build a galvanised defence in her bid to set him free.

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  16. Making a Murderer: Steven Avery will be freed if crack forensics team find crucial piece of evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... visited Mr Avery who is currently facing a life sentence behind bars at the maximum security Waupun Correctional Institution four times in the last month. "While Kathleen is very happy and appreciative of the growing campaign to have him released ...

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  17. Steven Avery's New Attorney Discusses 'Making a Murderer' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    The new attorney for Steven Avery, the center of Netflix's hit series "Making a Murderer," says he's feeling "extremely positive" knowing new forensic testing can be done in his case. Avery is "thrilled that there is new development in technology," Kathleen Zellner, who announced a few weeks ago that she was one of his new attorneys, told ABC affiliate WBAY-TV outside the Waupun Correctional Institution in Waupun, Wisconsin, where she met with him Friday.

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  18. Steven Avery's New Attorney Discusses - Making a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | KXRO radio

    The new attorney for Steven Avery, the center of Netflix's hit series "Making a Murderer," says he's feeling "extremely positive" knowing new forensic testing can be done in his case. Avery is "thrilled that there is new development in technology," Kathleen Zellner, who announced a few weeks ago that she was one of his new attorneys, told ABC affiliate WBAY-TV outside the Waupun Correctional Institution in Waupun, Wisconsin, where she met with him Friday.

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  19. Ken Kratz letter to Steven Avery hints at book plan in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Steven Avery's attorney Kathleen Zellner released a letter Avery's prosecutor Ken Kratz sent to Avery at Waupun Correctional Institution last year, which hints at Kratz's interest in writing a book about the case . The letter was dated September 6, 2015, months before Netflix announced it picked up a 10-hour documentary about Avery's case in Manitowoc County.

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  20. Avery attorney says bond bid over, forensics testing keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Convicted murderer Steven Avery's attorney says his bid to get out of prison on bond is all but over, but says forensics testing is the key to trying to overturn his conviction. After visiting Avery at Waupun Correctional Institution for more than three hours Friday, Chicago-based attorney Kathleen Zellner told a 27 News reporter and reporters from Green Bay and New York Avery's confidence in clearing his name is rising.

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