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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Truth in Sentencing, 'Disgraced,' Renovated UWM Panther Arena

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

A Marquette law professor talks about the impact of Wisconsin’s Truth in Sentencing policies. Later, playwright Ayad Ahktar cautions against extrapolating too much from his Pulitzer-winning play, Disgraced. And we go behind the scenes at the recently renovated UWM Panther Arena.


  • Michael O’Hear, author, Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough on Crime Era: How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened Anyway
  • Ayad Akhtar, playwright, Disgraced
  • Russ Staerkel, president and CEO, Wisconsin Center District
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