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Frank J. Remington Center, University of Wisconsin
The Remington Center is a law school clinical program dedicated to education, research, and service. The Center has been in existence for 40 years. Under clinical faculty supervision, law students assist inmates in the Wisconsin state prison system and the federal prison system with a variety of criminal and civil law claims.

The Remington Center also includes externship projects in prosecution, defense, in policing.

Clinical faculty also teach substantive courses in criminal law and procedure, sentencing, corrections, prosecution, defense, professional responsibilities, juvenile justice, appeals, and claims of innocence.

Faculty Members
Clinical Assistant Professor Kimberly Alderman: criminal law, appeals, sentencing, corrections
Clinical Associate Professor Pete DeWind: restorative justice
Professor Walter J. Dickey: criminal law, sentencing, corrections
Clinical Assistant Professor Katherine M. Findley: criminal law, sentencing, corrections
Clinical Professor Keith A. Findley: criminal law, appeals, postconviction, claims of innocence
Clinical Professor Ben K. Kempinen: criminal law, prosecution
Clinical Professor Michele M. LaVigne: criminal law, sentencing, corrections, role of defense counsel
Clinical Associate Professor Byron C. Lichstein: criminal law, appeals, postconviction, sentencing, corrections, claims of innocence
Clinical Professor John A. Pray: criminal law, appeals, postconviction, claims of innocence
Clinical Assistant Professor Mary M. Prosser: criminal law, postconviction, sentencing, corrections, sex offender risk assessment
Clinical Professor Meredith J. Ross: criminal law, postconviction, sentencing, corrections
Clinical Professor Michael S. Scott: policing
Clinical Assistant Professor Adam Stevenson: criminal law (federal), sentencing, corrections
Clinical Professor Kenneth M. Streit: criminal law, sentencing, corrections, reentry, community supervision, juvenile justice

Contact Info
Primary Contact: Clinical Professor Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Frank J. Remington Center
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-4763
Website Address:

Center/Researcher Information
  • Number of Faculty: 23
  • Certified in Human Subjects Training (e.g., citi tran): No
  • Justice Agencies likely to collaborate with:
    Wisconsin Department of Corrections
    Federal Bureau of Prisons
    Wisconsin Department of Justice
    United States Department of Justice
    Wisconsin State Public Defender
    Milwaukee County District Attorney\'s Office

  • Type of Outreach/Activities Engages In:
    The Remington Center has a semi-annual newsletter aimed at graduated students. Clinical faculty serve on numerous state and national committees. The Center provides an informational \"Desk Book\" that is present in all Wisconsin state prison libraries.

    Clinical faculty have provided training through the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the Wisconsin State Public Defender, and national academic conferences. Additional outreach is achieved through the web site.

  • Grant Writing Expertise: No

  • Past sources of research funding:
    Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance
    Wisconsin Department of Corrections

  • Current Projects:
    Currently, the Remington Center has a Kirk Bloodsworth grant from the NIJ to investigate claims of innocence base don DNA evidence. The grant is in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

  • Number of Administrative Assistants and Staff: 4.5
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