What is Marsy’s Law?

Marsy’s Law ensures that victims of crime have equal, constitutional rights on the same level as those accused and convicted of crimes.

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Read updates from Marsy's Law efforts across the country.

Marsy’s Law for Illinois Urges Officials To Prioritize Victims’ Rights in Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jennifer Bishop Jenkins(312-) 882-4584jennifer@marsyslaw.us

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Urges Officials To Prioritize Victims’ Rights in Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 23, 2020 CONTACT: Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com   Marsy’s Law denounces ACLU’s call to commute sentences and release prisoners without consideration for victims’ rights

Marsy’s Law for North Dakota Urges Officials To Prioritize Victims’ Rights in Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 23, 2020 CONTACT:  Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com   Marsy’s Law denounces ACLU’s call to commute sentences and release prisoners without consideration for victims’ rights 

Reshaping Ohio's Justice System Through Marsy's Law

  Liz Poprocki is the Executive Director of Ohio Victim Witness Association, a Registered Advocate with Advanced Standing through the Ohio Advocate Network, a Comprehensive Credentialed Advocate through the National Advocate Credentialing Program, a member of the Ohio Crisis Response...

The Importance of Marsy's Law in Ohio

Sherri Bevan Walsh was elected Summit County Prosecutor in 2000 and has been recognized on both the state and national levels for her outstanding leadership. She was honored as Public Official of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers for...

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Honors Gov. Brian Kemp for Victims’ Advocacy

Governor received Marsy’s Law Victims’ Rights Champion Award for dedication to elevating victims’ rights   ATLANTA, GA – November 14, 2019 – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was awarded with a Victims’ Rights Champion Award by Marsy’s Law for Georgia on November 14, 2019....

Victims’ Voices

Anyone can be a victim of crime. Regardless of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, education level, or citizenship status, crime affects us all. Too often, in the wake of a crime, victims find they have no voice in the criminal justice system. Learn why victims of crime support Marsy’s Law, which aims to give victims the voice they deserve.

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Supporters’ Stories

Marsy's Law is a bipartisan effort, uniting legislators, law enforcement, organizations, and advocates from across the political spectrum. Learn below why so many have chosen to support equal crime victims' rights through Marsy's Law.

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