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North Carolina Conference of DAs partners with Marsy’s Law for All to develop law enforcement training tool
Prosecutors and victims’ rights advocates work together to implement constitutional amendment
RALEIGH, N.C. – One hundred North Carolina sheriffs and 365 chiefs of police now have a new training tool in their belts thanks to efforts by the N.C. Conference of District Attorneys in partnership with Marsy’s Law for All.
One Step Further for Victims’ Rights Bill, NC House Votes Yes
RALEIGH, NC. (August 27, 2019) – Legislation to implement Marsy’s Law, the constitutional amendment to strengthen victims’ rights approved by voters last year, has passed through the N.C. House and is one step closer to becoming law. Lawmakers, advocates, and criminal justice professionals have worked relentlessly to ensure victims receive the rights they so strongly deserve and to ensure that the bill gives guidance to the agencies tasked with enforcing Marsy’s Law. The decision now lies with the Senate on whether to pass the bill before the constitutional amendment goes into effect on August 31.
North Carolina's Dedication to Crime Victims' Rights Continues
This week, the nation will recognize National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) April 7-13, but North Carolina's voters made their support for crime victims clear last November by voting for the Marsy's Law victims' rights amendment. More than 60 percent of statewide voters agreed that North Carolina's victims of crime deserve stronger constitutional rights.