Maryland 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 Maryland

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1994, with the approval of 92% of the voters.

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

  • 28,089 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 381 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 1,532 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 10,048 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 16,128 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

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

Resources in Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Victim Services

Maryland Department Of Public Safety & Corrections’ Victims Services

Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

D.C. Rape Crisis Center

Parents Of Murdered Children – Upper Chesapeake Bay Chapter