DOJ provides new guidance on Marsy's Law rights.


Byline: Michaela Paukner,

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has provided new guidance about the crime victims' rights guaranteed under the recently approved Marsy's Law.

About 75% of Wisconsinites who voted in the April 7 election approved the amendment to the Wisconsin constitution, which gives victims of crimes more protections and rights.

The Wisconsin DOJ outlined the amendment's provisions inan updated list of constitutional rights for crime victimsposted on Wednesday.The document provides guidance for victims, law-enforcement officials and the public. The department also addedvictim information forms for law enforcement.

Marsy's Law duplicated many of the...

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