State Victims' Rights Amendments
- A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims' Rights was passed in November, 1996.
- The amendment was passed by 89% of voters.
ARTICLE 1, SECTION 13 (b)
Victims of crime, as defined by law, shall have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect throughout the criminal justice process; and, as defined by law, to be informed of and present during public hearings and to confer with the prosecution, to the extent that exercising these rights does not infringe upon the constitutional rights of the accused.
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