Know Your Rights

Learn more about Victims’ Rights & The Legal Process

Victims’ Bill of Rights

The South Carolina Victims' Bill of Rights was passed on January 22, 1998, as a constitutional amendment. Review those enumerated rights here.

Legal Reference Guide

Crime victims' rights enforcement is an emerging area of the law in South Carolina and across the United States. This resource provides lawyers new to victims' rights enforcement with a guide to our state's applicable laws.

Survival Guide

The Survival Guide answers basic questions about legal processes, terms, and conditions that affect a victim after a crime has occurred.

Criminal Process

An interactive workshop detailing the Crime Victims' Bill of Rights and highlighting strategies in navigating the system, with examples of how to tackle commonly encountered issues in enforcement.