May 21, 2020 – Tennessee victims, organizations and advocates dedicated to protecting the rights of crime victims and their families have come together to endorse Marsy’s Law for Tennessee -- a law that will strengthen the rights of crime victims in Tennessee’s state constitution.
OP-ED by Marianne Dunavant - Victim Outreach Director, Marsy’s Law for Tennessee.
Anyone can become a victim of crime at any time — although I never thought I would become one.
Marsy’s Law for Tennessee Calls on Sheriffs Notify Crime Victims When Inmates Released Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
NASHVILLE – As Tennessee’s 95 sheriffs grapple with the decision to release inmates to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in their local jails, Marsy’s Law for Tennessee is reminding them of their constitutional duty to notify crime victims of an inmate’s release.