Alaska Rights for Crime Victims, Measure 2 (1994)

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The Alaska Rights for Crime Victims Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure defined the "rights of victims of crime."[1]

Election results

Alaska Measure 2 (1994)
Approveda Yes 178,858 86.61%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Initiative Ballot Measure #2
Rights of Victims of Crime (CCS HJR43)

Under article I, section 12 of the state constitution, the goals of the criminal justice system are reformation of the criminal and protection of the public. This proposed amendment would add the goals of community condemnation of the offender, rights of victims of crime, and restitution by offenders. The proposed amendment also sets out the rights of victims of crime. Those rights include the right to be treated with dignity, respect, and fairness, to get information about a case, and to take part in proceedings involving accused offenders.[2]

Constitutional changes

The approval of Measure 2 amended Sections 12 and 24 of Article I of the Alaska Constitution.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alaska Department of Elections, "Constitutional Amendments Appearing on the Ballot in Alaska," accessed February 3, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.