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Marsy’s Law Honors National Crime Victims’ Rights Week While Supporters Hope for a Positive Decision from the Kentucky Supreme Court

Louisville, Ky. (April 8, 2019) – Marsy’s Law for Kentucky and its many supporters are hopeful that the annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will send a positive message to the Kentucky Supreme Court as it considers the fate of the constitutional amendment and whether to uphold the will of more than 800,000 Kentucky voters who supported it.

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Brown County Courthouse and Green Bay Bridges to Go Purple for Crime Victims

Brown County and City of Green Bay recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with purple lights 

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Crime Victims and Advocates Push “Marsy’s Law” Implementation Bill During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Victims of crime and advocates will join Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma on Wednesday, April 10, at the Oklahoma State Capitol to voice support for fully implementing the state’s new Constitutional rights for victims. Their visit coincides with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which occurs April 7-13.

We're Getting Ready!

April 7 – 13 has been designated as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week across the country. The Marsy’s Law for Iowa team has been gearing up for a special week of highlighting the challenges crime victims face every day and honoring the victim service providers that empower Iowa victims.

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Washoe County District Attorney Educates Residents About New Crime Victims’ Rights Measure and Implementation

Just weeks into the new year and victims of crime in Nevada have more information available to them about their cases thanks to Marsy’s Law for Nevada crime victims’ rights law. The measure known as Question 1 on the ballot was approved last November by Nevada voters. Legal experts across Nevada are tasked with making sure their policies and procedures involving victims include the rights and consideration now required in the Constitution with the passage of Marsy’s Law.

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Bills to Help Implement Marsy’s Law Advance

When voters passed State Question 794 in 2018, they approved amendments to Oklahoma’s Constitution outlining a series of new rights. These rights are designed to protect the dignity of every crime victim, keep victims informed, and give victims a voice in the criminal justice process.