Marsy's Law

NACDL opposed Marsy's Law, a sweeping victims' rights constitutional amendment, in Georgia.

Marsy's Law, a victims’ rights constitutional amendment, bestows upon crime victims a vast array of often vague, difficult and costly to administer rights, including extensive notification, involvement, privacy, and restitution provisions, and enshrines them in state constitutions. This amendment has far-reaching consequences for state criminal legal systems across the country.

In 2018, NACDL conducted a social media campaign urging individuals to oppose Marsy's Law in several states, including Georgia, where it was on the ballot. Unfortunately, Georgia Amendment 4 (2018), Marsy's Law Crime Victim Rights Amendment, was approved by voters. 

 

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