Florida Supreme Court rules police can't use Marsy's Law to hide names of officers who shoot people

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Police departments in Florida will no longer be able to hide the names of officers who shoot people under Marsy's Law, a 2018 state constitutional amendment expanding rights for crime victims, following a Florida Supreme Court ruling Thursday. The Florida Supreme Court held that "Marsy's Law guarantees to no victim—police officer or otherwise—the categorical right to withhold his or her name from disclosure." The court's decision to extend its ruling to not only police but all crime victims is broader than any of the interest groups involved—police departments and unions,...

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