Status of Marsy's Law in California
Marsy’s Law, also known as the Victims’ Rights and Protection Act of 2008, was a combined initiated Constitutional Amendment and state statute ballot initiative, known as Proposition 9, and was on the November 4, 2008, ballot. Marsy’s Law was approved by 54% of the voters.
- To learn more about your rights in California, please visit the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) by clicking here.
Violent Crime In Your State: Did You Know?
Did you know, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) most recent “Crime in the United States” report, that in the state of X there were:
- 154,129 violent crimes committed in 2013.
- 1,746 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
- 9,714 rapes committed in 2013.
- 53,640 robberies committed in 2013.
- 89,029 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.
Source: Crime in the United States, By State, 2013, Federal Bureau of Investigation website.