Coronavirus Related-Racism, Pandemic Affects State Justice Department

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Heard On The Morning Show
A police officer wears a mask and gloves.
A Madison Police Officer demonstrating the use of personal protective equipment. Photo courtesy of the Madison Police Department 

We talk with a professor about the coronavirus pandemic sparking racist and xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans. Then, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul explains how the virus has changed law enforcement and court practices.

Featured in this Show

  • Pandemic-Related Racism In Wisconsin

    As the coronavirus crisis continues, Asian Americans in Wisconsin and across the country are facing an increase in racist and xenophobic attacks. We talk with a history professor about why these incidents are happening and what can be done to stop them.

  • Wisconsin Attorney General Addresses Effect Of Coronavirus On DOJ

    Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul discusses how the coronavirus crisis has affected the state Department of Justice, slowing some court processes and halting other functions altogether.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Cindy I-Fen Cheng Guest
  • Josh Kaul Guest