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Marsy's Law for Georgia Responds to Arbery Murder Trial Sentencing

 

Three men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 are sentenced to life in prison

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A Letter from Mel Hewitt, Partner and Crime Victim Attorney with Isenberg & Hewitt

Victim Notification Needs Action in Georgia


By: Melvin Hewitt – Managing Partner, Isenberg and Hewitt, PC (Atlanta, GA); Advisory Board Member, Marsy’s Law for Georgia; Co-chair, National Center for Victims of Crime (Washington, D.C.); Advisory Board Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association (Washington, D.C.); Former Chair, Crime Victim Advocacy Council (Atlanta, GA); Board Member, Atlanta Victim Assistance (Atlanta, GA)

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It’s Been One Year. Has the Georgia Victims’ Rights Notification Card Helped Victims?

Crime victim advocates have been diligent in their quest to ensure all victims are informed of their rights since the Georgia Crime Victims Bill of Rights was enacted in 1995. In 2018, Marsy’s Law passed with 80% support ensuring these rights are constitutionally protected and enforced.

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Marsy's Law for Georgia Commemorates National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 18 – 24

 

The organization encourages Georgians to know their rights by highlighting available resources.

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Governor Brian Kemp Approves Proclamation for National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2021

Governor Brian Kemp approved a statewide proclamation to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from April 18 to 24, 2021.

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City of Atlanta Proclamation for National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2021

The Atlanta city council approved a proclamation to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from April 18 to 24, 2021.