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Statement Regarding the Passage of Victims of Crimes Bill (SB 1012/HB 697)

Marsy’s Law for Florida commends the Florida Legislature on the passage of SB 1012/HB 697 sponsored by Senator Danny Burgess and Representative Colleen Burton, which achieves two important goals for crime victims.

STATEMENT: Regarding Media Bias Related to Crime Victims’ Rights

July 16, 2021 Statement By: Paul Hawkes, Marsy’s Law for Florida Counsel   “Today I will be participating in a panel discussion regarding Marsy’s Law for Florida taking place at the Florida Press Association annual conference. While I anticipate that I...

ICYMI: Marsy’s Law for Florida gives victims of crime a voice

  In a recent op-ed in the Northwest Florida Daily News, former judge Representative Patt Maney outlined the many positive benefits Marsy’s Law for Florida has provided victims of crime since it was placed in the state constitution in 2018....

Marsy’s Law Applauds Governor DeSantis for Updated Victim Brochure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020   CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]   Marsy’s Law Applauds Governor DeSantis for Updated Victim Brochure

Marsy’s Law for Florida Praises Florida Highway Patrol Policy Change That Would No Longer Share Victims’ Information Without Their Approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]   Statement by Jennifer Fennell, Spokesperson for Marsy’s Law for Florida

Marsy’s Law for Florida Calls on Sheriffs to Notify Victims of Inmates’ Release in Midst of COVID Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2020 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]

Statement by Marsy’s Law for Florida Regarding Abuse Victims and the COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2020 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]  

Statement by Paul Hawkes, Counsel for Marsy’s Law for Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2019 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]    

Clerks Propose Rule to Assist with Marsy’s Law for Florida Implementation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2019 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]    

One Year After Passage, Marsy’s Law for Florida Remains Focused on Rights for Crime Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2019 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, [email protected]