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Lawmakers OK proposal to make PTSD mitigation factor in sentencing

An assembly panel has approved a bill that would make post-traumatic-stress disorder a mitigating factor judges can consider in sentencing criminals.

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

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