Victim Protection Laws

Victim Protection Laws.

Research and describe a Victims’ Law in your home state that was named after a crime victim. Be sure to include the history of the law and the details of the original case. Do you believe this is an important law? Why?

An example is “Melanie’s Law” in Massachusetts, named after a young girl named Melanie Powell who was killed by a drunk driver in broad daylight. The law increased penalties for those arrested of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Your paper should be 2-3 pages in length; be certain to cite your sources.

Victim Protection Laws

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