Tag: Victims’ Rights

Scott PowersJanuary 7, 2019
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Voters’ overwhelming approval of Amendment 6 to put broad guarantees of crime victims’ rights into the Florida Constitution means the Florida Legislature has a lot of clarifying to do, from defining who notifies victims to what victims’ information might be shielded from public disclosure. At least that was the assessment of several representatives of stakeholders […]

Ryan NicolOctober 23, 2018
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Former Miami Heat player Shane Battier, state Sen. Lauren Book, and other high-profile supporters of Amendment 6 were on hand Monday evening to highlight an Early Voting event and help advocate for passage of Florida’s own “Marsy’s Law.” Amendment 6 would establish a so-called “bill of rights” for crime victims. The measure was modeled after California’s […]


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