victim advocates

Marsy's Law for Florida

Voters will decide whether to place victims’ rights in the Florida Constitution this November.

Advocates say it’s necessary to give victims a voice in the criminal justice process. But opponents argue these rights already exist under Florida law. 

Bondi Calls For Awareness Of Victims' Rights

Apr 13, 2016
Florida Office of the Attorney General / http://myfloridalegal.com

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is encouraging people affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse to reach out to law enforcement. The move is part of a national push for awareness of victims’ rights.

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In a continuing effort to stem the tide of human trafficking in Florida, a House panel heard recommendations Wednesday from five different victim services providers from around the state. Proposals include funding more victim-safe houses and creation of a new state department.