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MADISON – Residents, organizations, businesses, and landmarks across Wisconsin are going purple next week as part of a statewide recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which is established annually by the Office for Victims of Crime within the U.S. Department of Justice. This year’s NCVRW is April 23-29.
To say a lot has happened since April 7, 2020, might be one of the biggest understatements of all time. In the past three years we’ve seen everything from a once-in-a-generation global pandemic to a contentious and divisive presidential election to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Of course, on a lighter note, it looks like we are also seeing the end of the Aaron Rodgers era with the Green Bay Packers.Read more
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, Winnebago County’s District Attorney’s Office, and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Collaborate to “Map” a Victims’ Journeys in the Criminal Justice Process
[MADISON, WI] - The Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin team is partnering with the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office and the Wisconsin Department of Justice to conduct a “mapping exercise” on how Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment regarding crime victims’ rights, known as Marsy’s Law, directly impacts the criminal justice process for survivors. The group will literally map the path of the victim through the criminal justice process from the time a call is made to law enforcement through post-sentencing proceedings.Read more
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin and 10 Victim Advocacy and Law Enforcement Organizations File Amicus Brief with Wisconsin Supreme Court in Support of Crime Victims’ Rights Constitutional Amendment
MADISON - Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin, along with 10 other victim advocacy and law enforcement organizations, recently filed an amicus curiae brief with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the ongoing litigation over the crime victims’ rights constitutional amendment commonly known as Marsy’s Law.Read more
Residents, organizations, businesses, and landmarks across Wisconsin join in national celebration of victims’ rights with purple lights as the state recognizes two years of Marsy’s Law in actionRead more
Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin and Wisconsin Department of Justice Hosts Wisconsin Crime Victims’ Rights Conference
Bronson Stein is the legal advocate at Bolton Refuge House, Inc in Eau Claire, WI. He is a second-generation victim advocate and strongly believes in the mission of ending violence against women and aiding all victims of crime. Bronson is a member of the Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin Advisory Board and the Facilitator of the Eau Claire CCRT, a collaborative professional group designed to address the systemic response to intimate partner violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Bronson lives in western Wisconsin with his family.Read more
Holds virtual press conference highlighting examples of Marsy’s Law at work in Wisconsin
MADISON – Today marked the one-year anniversary of the historic statewide vote on the crime victims’ constitutional amendment commonly known as Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin. In recognition of this crucial milestone, supporters of the amendment today held a virtual press conference highlighting examples of Marsy’s Law at work in Wisconsin. The press conference featured the two lead authors of the bipartisan victims’ rights legislation, Senator Van Wanggaard and Representative Todd Novak, alongside a number of prominent survivors and victims’ rights advocates from communities throughout Wisconsin.
Crime victim advocate and attorney discusses how the law has been implemented in Wisconsin and is being applied in courtrooms