Changes in the compensation system for assistant district attorneys could reduce turnover and improve public safety, according to a new La Follette School report.
La Follette School alum John Bryson received the 2011 Dwight Waldo Award from the American Society for Public Administration. The award honors persons who have made "outstanding contributions to the professional literature of public administration over an extended scholarly career of at least 25 years."
A 2010 report by La Follette School students informed recommendations made by a City of Milwaukee task force on the city's sewer system.
Dominique Williams' career plans did an about-face after she got to the La Follette School of Public Affairs. She expected to work as an attorney to advocate for underrepresented communities after she completed her dual degree in law and public affairs. "I originally thought I would be a practicing attorney and that my policy degree would be supplemental," she says.