Read updates from Marsy's Law efforts across the country.
Marsy’s Law for Georgia Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and Celebrates Passing of Criminal Record Responsibility Act
Georgia General Assembly passes the CRRA bill weeks ahead of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, observed from April 24-30
Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin and Wisconsin Department of Justice Hosts Wisconsin Crime Victims’ Rights Conference
A&E: What Rights Do You Have as a Victim of a Violent Crime?
According to the United States Department of Justice, 1.6 million violent crimes were committed throughout the country in 2020. This was a decline—there were 2 million such crimes the year before. While there has been some improvement in levels of crime, that still leaves many individuals who have been victimized to deal with the trauma associated with those crimes. And that doesn’t include the victim’s loved ones and family members who may also suffer as a result.
Marsy’s Law for Georgia Supports the Notification Package of Criminal Record Responsibility Act
The notification package, with complete bipartisan support, will be heard in the Senate Judiciary on Tuesday, March 1.
Marsy’s Law for Georgia Recognizes Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan With Champion Award