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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Latest News

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

Ohio Appeals Court to Victims: “You Have the Right to Restitution”

(BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio) - Marsy’s Law for Ohio applauds a recent decision by the Ohio 12 the District Court of Appeals that tells Ohioans that they have a Constitutional right to receive compensation when they are victims of a crime.

Marsy’s Law for Florida Praises Florida Highway Patrol Policy Change That Would No Longer Share Victims’ Information Without Their Approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, marsyslawfl@coremessage.com   Statement by Jennifer Fennell, Spokesperson for Marsy’s Law for Florida

Marsy’s Law for North Dakota Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 19-25)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 20, 2020 CONTACT:  Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com   Amid the COVID-19 crisis, victims need support now more than ever

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 19-25)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 20, 2020 CONTACT:  Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com   Amid the COVID-19 crisis, victims need support now more than ever

Northwest District Court Upholds Constitutionality of Marsy’s Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2020 CONTACT: Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com   Judicial ruling rejects the argument that Marsy’s Law limits a defendant’s rights under the United States Constitution  

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Calls on Sheriffs to Notify Victims of Inmates’ Release in Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2020 CONTACT: Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co. 618-322-1514, nk@k2andcompany.com

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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