Rights for victims of crime : rebalancing justice / Irvin Waller.
par Waller, Irvin.Materialtype: LivreÉditeur : Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2011Description : xvi, 211 p. : ill., charts, graphs, tables ; 23 cm.ISBN : 9781442207066.Sujet(s) : Victims of crimes -- Government policy | Victims of crimes -- Civil rightsClassification Dewey : 362.88 W198
Summer 2012 Selected Accessions List
Criticizes the balance of justice in the American justice system, discussing the rights and implementation of the rights granted to victims of crime, and describing ways to improve the system and better support victims with assistance, compensation, and protection from the accused.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.
Reinvigorating the victims' rights movement -- Forgotten but still here : what about victims of crime? -- Inalienable rights for victims : Europe and North America proclaim, Japan delivers -- First in aid : victims at the zenith of law enforcement -- Caring for victims : support, mental health, and assistance -- Making good the loss : reparation from offender, state and civil suits -- Staking claims : victims represented and heard -- Stopping crime : victimization prevention as return on investment -- The action plan : investment to rebalance justice for victims.