Louisiana Efforts Some Rights

I am pleased to welcome you to Marsy’s Law for All; thank you for visiting. We are excited to be seeking bipartisan collaboration in effort to make both an efficient and effective impact on constitutional equality for victims of crimes.

We are making great strides throughout the country and look forward to working with your state. If you are interested in becoming involved or partnering with us, I would be honored for the opportunity to visit with you.

All the best,
Kathryn Carr
Director of National Outreach

Status of Marsy's Law in Louisiana

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in October, 1998. The Amendment was approved of by 68% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana there were:

  • 23,984 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 498 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 1,619 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 5,548 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 16,319 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

Source: Crime in the United States, By State, 2013, Federal Bureau of Investigation website.

Resources in Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Office Of Victims Rights

Louisiana Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Board

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault