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We are the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. Please join us as we forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Massachusetts

Unlike crime victims in thirty-two other states, crime victims in Massachusetts have no constitutional rights.

A constitutional amendment was introduced in 1997. A hearing before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary on May 5, 1997, but the bill did not pass the Committee.