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GO PURPLE for Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Nevada

 

A total of 94,751 cases of “Index Crimes” including murder, rape, robbery, serious property crimes, and more, were investigated across Nevada according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report of 2017.

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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.

Nevada Voters Approve Effort to Guarantee Victims’ Rights

For Immediate Release

November 6, 2018

Nevada Voters Approve Effort to Guarantee Victims’ Rights

LAS VEGAS, NV - Consider it a victory for every Nevadan. Tonight, the voters of our state have approved Question 1 which will strengthen and expand victims’ rights in the state constitution.  The YES vote follows the approval of state lawmakers in two separate legislative sessions in 2015 and 2017 through the advocacy of state and leaders, businesses, advocacy organizations, law enforcement, and legal experts across Nevada. Together we have worked to bring awareness to residents about the lack of enforceable guarantees for Nevada victims of crime during the judicial process.

 

La campaña a favor de la propuesta de ley número uno lanza nuevo anuncio

Para lanzar inmediatamente

31 de octobre del 2018

La campaña a favor de la Propuesta de ley número uno, también conocida como Marsy’s Law for Nevada, lanza un nuevo anuncio en español que demuestra el dolor y sufrimiento de una victima cuando realiza la desigualdad en el sistema judicial.

Después de que el policía le lee los derechos al criminal, la victima pregunta “¿Y que hay de mis derechos?” Victimas deben tener derechos fortalecidos en la constitución de nevada. Por eso seguimos nuestro esfuerzo a favor de la pregunta numero uno.

 

U.S. Representative Mark Amodei Endorses Question 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce the support of United States Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV 02). Amodei is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and received his law degree in 1983. While practicing law in Nevada Mr. Amodei has also served our state as a member of the Nevada State Assembly, the Nevada State Senate, the Colorado River Commission, and the Uniform State Law Commission, as well as various committees.

KNPR State of Nevada: Marsy's Law Advocates Say Nevada Needs Expanded Rights For Victims

*Courtesy of KNPR's State of Nevada 

The first question Nevada voters will see on their ballots deals with victim’s rights.  

It’s known as Marsy’s Law.  

Nevada is one of five states considering the measure that promises an array of rights for victims, including broadening the definition of what it means to be a victim.  

Kelsey Grammer Ad for Question 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Five-time Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer shares the heartbreak his family faced after his father and sister were murdered in a new “Yes on Question 1” advertising campaign now airing across Nevada. The new ad will run on cable and broadcast stations as well as online and digital platforms. In this ad Grammer asks Nevada voters to support expanded rights for victims of crime by voting YES on Question 1. The measure would provide guaranteed, enforceable rights for crime victims in the state constitution, while keeping protections already given to defendants accused of crimes.

https://youtu.be/0TaIDEi98YA

U.S. Representative Jacky Rosen Endorses Question 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 19, 2018  ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce the support of United States Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV 03). As voters across Nevada prepare to cast their ballots with the start of Early Voting this Saturday, the Congresswoman joins the call for expanded rights for victims of crime. In her endorsement of Question 1, she unites with more than 200 leaders across Nevada including city and county officials, law enforcement agencies and organizations, legal experts, advocacy groups, and political leaders who believe it is time to provide guaranteed rights and protections to victims of crime.

KOLO: Marsy's Law

KOLO: Marsy's Law

*Courtesy of KOLO 8 News Now ABC

Nevada Week: Marsy's Law

NEVADA WEEK: Marsy’s Law - Question 1

 

* Courtesy of PBS Las Vegas