How would Marsy’s Law for Idaho impact the criminal proceedings for the person accused of the crime?
Would Marsy’s Law in any way make the process unfair?
There is nothing in the language of Marsy’s Law for Idaho that diminishes any right an accused already possesses under state and federal constitutions. There is no case law in the country that can show Marsy’s Law has infringed upon a defendant’s right to due process. Conflicting constitutionally protected rights come before the courts every day. Courts have weighed and considered these, together with the totality of the individual circumstances, and reached balanced decisions.