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Should crime victims be able to speak at their offender's trials?

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Last answered 4 weeks ago

Amendment S Poll Results

Yes

3,355 votes

92%

No

275 votes

8%

Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.

2 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 20, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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Learn more about Amendment S

Amendment S (Marsy's Law) would add a section to the South Dakota Constitution that would establishing a set of rights for individuals who are victims of crimes. The rights include the ability to participate in criminal and juvenile justice proceedings, to be notified of major developments in the criminal case, to be notified of changes to the offender's custodial status, to be present at court proceedings and provide input to the prosecutor before a plea agreement is finalized, and to be heard at plea or sentencing proceedings, or any process that may result in the offender's release.  See recent Amendment S news

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