Marsy鈥檚 Law for Nevada is aconstitutional amendment that guarantees victims of crime enforceable constitutional rights. This measure received approval during the 2015 2017 legislative sessions and was passed by voters in Nevada on November 6, 2018. Please see our FAQ for more information.
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Does Marsy鈥檚 law protect victims of crime in Nevada?
Two years ago Nevada voters overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment known as Marsy鈥檚 Law, which afforded a number of rights to victims of crime, including full and timely restitution. 鈥淭he state hasn鈥檛 been taking out the restitution payments money,鈥?said Larsen.
What is Marsy鈥檚 law?
Marsy鈥檚 Law is an unfunded mandate in search of a problem. This costly amendment will do little more than burden taxpayers and the criminal justice system with constitutional requirements that victims are already entitled to by law.
Who is Marsy鈥檚 law billionaire Henry Nicholas?
Ironically, the billionaire behind the successful effort to pass Marsy鈥檚 Law in a dozen states across America is Henry Nicholas, who pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to drug charges that would likely have landed him in prison had he not possessed the wealth to make multi-million dollar payments to charities instead.