Stories tagged: Marsy’s Law
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
Legislation to amend the state’s constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families will get a hearing
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
South Dakota voters enthusiastically passed “Marsy’s Law” in 2016, joining several states that have embraced the constitutional amendments requiring crime victims to be notified of developments in their cases and …
Sun., April 8, 2018
Recent developments in the alleged sexual abuse case of a retired Roman Catholic priest in Boise are provoking a wide range of reactions – from shock and disgust to compassion …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
“Marsy’s Law for Idaho,” a proposed constitutional amendment on victim’s rights, failed in the Idaho House on Monday by falling five votes short of the required two-thirds support.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
After his sister was slain and his mother ran into the accused killer, out on bail, in a grocery store a week later, California billionaire Henry Nicholas became a fierce …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Montana’s high court struck down a voter-approved victim’s rights law as unconstitutional on Wednesday, in a split opinion that said voters should have been able to consider the multiple aspects …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Tissue in hand, the young crime victim recounted her experience with Idaho’s criminal justice system after being raped by an 18-year-old at the age of 14.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Backers of a sweeping constitutional amendment on victims rights say they’ll be back next year, after an Idaho House committee rejected the amendment this year following days of emotional hearings.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
An Idaho House panel has spiked a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families.