"It is from numberless acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a person
stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth
a tiny ripple of hope.
-- Robert F. Kennedy
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The New Mexico Victims' Rights Project is dedicated to providing education and enforcement of crime victims' constitutional rights. The Project is available to assist all victims of violent crime.
The goal of the Victims' Rights Project is to help victims meet their legal, financial and emotional needs
through: pro bono legal counsel; assistance in information and case tracking; representation at court
hearings; assistance in creating victim impact statements and filing for restitution; and facilitating contact
with support groups and other victim resources.
If you have been the victim of crime, find out how we can help you.
Know your rights! Read the Law.
Search Database of Crime Victim Law
Read About the Justice For All Act!
The Justice for All Act of 2004 was enacted to protect crime victims' rights, eliminate the
substantial backlog of DNA samples collected from crime scenes and convicted offenders, and
improve and expand the DNA testing capacity of federal, state, and local crime laboratories.
US Supreme Court on NM Restitution Ruling
Download the Questionnaire and Pro Se Court Form (184K)
Download the Nov. 13, 2006 Supreme Court Order on Victim Standing (1.6MB)
The New Mexico Victims Rights Alliance Report
NM Victims' Rights Brochure
Folleto en Español PDF (236K)