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?

According To Recently Released Statistics By The Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI), Louisiana Experienced 25,208 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 481 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 1,723 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 5,550 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 17,454 Aggravated Assaults.

Source: 2015 Crime In The United States, State Totals, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Website, 9/26/16

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