Back in April of 2020, voters were asked to decide on an amendment of the state’s constitution that said it would expand the rights of alleged victims of crime.
“Marsy’s Law,” as it was known, passed, but a group of Wisconsin lawyers say that the question was worded in a way that misled voters into approving the amendment.
Their case was heard before the state Supreme Court yesterday, and the case could determine how ballot questions are written in the future.
Margo Kirchner is the executive director of Wisconsin Justice Initiative, the progressive advocacy group that brought the case to court.
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