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11.23.10 | Legally Speaking: Crime Victims’ Rights Board
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Walters, Steve
11.23.10 | Legally Speaking: Crime Victims’ Rights Board
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Wisconsin is a leader in victims’ rights. The state Constitution was amended in 1993 to give victims nine specific rights and require that they be treated with “fairness, dignity and respect for their privacy.” And, a Crime Victims’ Rights Board was created in 1998 as a quasi-judicial body to investigate complaints against law officers, prosecutors or judges who violate those rights. In a Legally Speaking show taped on Nov. 23, three officials – Victims’ Rights Board Chair Trisha Anderson, Board Operations Director Julie Braun and Assistant Attorney General Bruce Olson – discussed how victims’ rights are enforced in Wisconsin.