Articles by Sheila Terman Cohen

Activists in several cities across the U.S. have organized bail funds to help indigent people pay bail for nonviolent and low-level crimes — but in Wisconsin, these funds are severely limited.More
Wisconsin is one of a handful of states that have laws banning bail bonding, having abolished it in 1979.More
Problems related to an inability to pay cash bail, and a raft of lawsuits, have prompted numerous states including Wisconsin to question whether using the practice for minor offenses is cost-effective — or even constitutional.More