victim's rights

victim's rights

rights which must be accorded to certain victims of crime in some circumstances, in England and Wales. This includes the duty on the probation board to advise a victim of a sexual or violent crime where the offender is the subject of a hospital order of the right to make representations on certain matters and to receive information, in particular about licence conditions and the like, especially in the event of release on licence and where there maybe contact with the victim or his family. A similar regime applies if a transfer order is to be made.
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Killed by Charles Manson's followers, Sharon Tate became the face of victim's rights
For the new edition, the authors have added material on the Crime Victim's Rights Act of 2004, the aforementioned chapter on domestic violence criminal procedures, and a significant number of new federal and state cases.
It considers several possible courtroom roles for the Office of Victim's Rights which likely remain legal under Cooper and concludes by recommending that the Alaska Legislature act to clarify the role of the Office of Victim's Rights in the court system.
Brenda Florence, second from left, a mother of three sons killed by random gang violence within one week, attends the third annual Victim's Rights Vigil on Saturday.
Henderson, Lynne, Revisiting Victim's Rights, 1999 UTAH L.
The high court threw out the sentence because it violated the victim's rights and ordered the trial court to redo the proceeding.
101) However, a written report must be prepared if the victims' advocate's findings are critical of a justice agency or person or it has been determined that a justice agency or person has denied a crime victim's rights protected under Alaska law.
Victims' rights advocates, whether in law enforcement like Miramontes or as volunteers, have the law on their side when it comes to sustaining a victim's rights.
It would have provided crime victims with the right to be informed of and to be present at proceedings; to be heard at sentencing including the right to object to a previously negotiated plea; to be informed of the offender's release or escape, to a speedy trial free from unreasonable delay, full restitution from the convicted offender, reasonable measures to protect the victim from violence or intimation from the accused and notice of the victim's rights.
A compilation of recent news coverage on the growing victim's rights movement - including press coverage of Henry Nicholas' speech at the Los Angeles victim's rights memorial event last week and interview with the Orange County Register - are available at www.
The judicial process would have to focus on the criminal's ideology rather than on the objective violation of his victim's rights.
Since then, the Walsh's have dedicated themselves to the protection of victim's rights, and were influential advocates in getting former President Ronald Reagan to sign the Missing Children Act into law in 1982 and, a year later, to proclaim May 25 as National Missing Children's Day.