Wisconsin’s Attorney General On New Program To Protect Domestic Violence Victims, What Happens In Your Brain When You Encounter An Ex, Recent Arrest Of Black Student In Madison High School

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel shares details of a new program that provides confidential mailing addresses to victims of domestic violence. Running into an ex can be stressful, we find out what goes on in our brains when it happens. And the recent arrest of a teenaged Black girl at Madison East high school has fueled calls for reform of police procedures in schools.

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Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Brad Schimel Guest
  • Amy Paturel Guest
  • Caliph Muab-El Guest
  • Jason P. Nance Guest

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