Clay County States Attorney

Victim / Witness Assistance

Crime Victim Rights & Marsy’s Law

Crime victims in South Dakota have long held rights provided by South Dakota statute.  In addition to those rights, with the passage of Constitutional Amendment S (also known as 'Marsy's Law') in 2016, and with amendments made in 2018, Crime Victim's now possess several South Dakota Constitutional Rights.  These constitutional rights can be found at: