Pages tagged "Wisconsin"
Survivor Amy Ressel: “I went through the military trial system, but it was still a justice system and it didn’t go well for me… Had I gotten to do it again, I’d never had said anything.”Read more
Marsy's Law for Wisconsin County Chair Cheryl: “Marsy's Law for Wisconsin matters. It matters to those victims. It matters to the victims' families. And it matters to those people who may become a victim."Read more
Survivor Fiona Wakefield: “Marsy's Law is going to protect and serve a lot of people who are in situations similar to mine. You're not going to be left in the dark. You're not going to be thrown to the side or forgotten about.”Read more
Walworth County Sheriff Kurt Picknell: "We feel very passionate about Marsy's Law and here in Wisconsin, the Badger State Sheriff's Association fully supports this legislation."Read more
Chief Andrew Rose: “Marsy’s Law restores the balance in the criminal justice system and restores the voice for victims of crime in Wisconsin.”Read more
Survivor Christina Traub: “The justice system is failing to provide victims with the rights that they’re afforded… I do feel like I’ve been victimized again.”Read more
Survivor Maggie Krumpos: "He can know where I'm living. He could know where I'm working. And it can happen all over, only this time I might not make it out."Read more
Retired Milwaukee Police Association President Mike Crivello: "The judicial system has to be fair and balanced, and if there's a constitutional support for a defendant, why shouldn't there be a constitutional support for the victim?"
Golden House Victim Advocate Holli Fisher: "I work with domestic violence victims daily, and I see how confusing it is to navigate the criminal justice system. A lot of times, victims are left in the dark."Read more
2019 has brought a whirlwind of activity for Marsy's Law for Wisconsin's grassroots coalition. For all of you that have been following along with our efforts to strengthen the rights of Wisconsin crime victims, you'll know that this was a big month for our bipartisan legislation, and January has brought some huge successes – but also a small disappointment.Read more