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Recidivism And Juvenile Offenders: The Role Of The Counselor, William C. Gordon Feb 2013

Recidivism And Juvenile Offenders: The Role Of The Counselor, William C. Gordon

Pepperdine Law Review

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Expanding The Role Of The Victim In A Criminal Action: An Overview Of Issues And Problems , Josephine Gittler Feb 2013

Expanding The Role Of The Victim In A Criminal Action: An Overview Of Issues And Problems , Josephine Gittler

Pepperdine Law Review

There is a growing recognition that crime victims have identifiable interests of sufficient legitimacy and significance to justify expanding their role in criminal proceedings beyond that as a mere non-party witness. This article traces the history of the victim in society and suggests reforms which will help to place the crime victim back into a more meaningful position in the American criminal justice system. Comparisons are made between differing state, national, and international victim programs and the author provides some well-needed insight into the costs and benefits of implementing new ideas which would assist in redefining the role of the ...


Constitutional Considerations: Government Responsibility And The Right Not To Be A Victim , Richard L. Aynes Feb 2013

Constitutional Considerations: Government Responsibility And The Right Not To Be A Victim , Richard L. Aynes

Pepperdine Law Review

Within a democratic society, citizens are provided with certain rights and liberties. Among those rights and liberties is the right not to be a victim. In this article, the author examines and analyzes the growing concern for the protection of victims of crimes. Recent legislative enactments have been designed to alter the role of the victim in the civil and criminal justice systems by defining and implementing a series of "victims' rights." The author concludes by recognizing that one of the most important duties of government is to provide for the physical safety of those within its jurisdiction. To implement ...


Victims' Perceptions Of Criminal Justice, Deborah P. Kelly Feb 2013

Victims' Perceptions Of Criminal Justice, Deborah P. Kelly

Pepperdine Law Review

This article considers the criminal justice system from the crime victim's perspective. Victims are the people behind crime statistics. They are the individuals who suffer the injuries inflicted by criminals and who reveal the existence of crime when they report it. Victims are the key to apprehending criminals and the justification for the state's subsequent prosecution, yet they are often the people we know least about.


The Crime Victim And The Criminal Justice System: Time For A Change, Paul S. Hudson Feb 2013

The Crime Victim And The Criminal Justice System: Time For A Change, Paul S. Hudson

Pepperdine Law Review

The failure of the present criminal justice system to provide meaningful participation for victims of crime has launched crime victim reform measures to the forefront of the legislative agenda. This article explores current reform measures and proposes new programs to increase the quantity of victims' rights and enhance the quality of victim involvement.


The Offender And The Victim, Edward Tromanhauser Nov 2012

The Offender And The Victim, Edward Tromanhauser

Pepperdine Law Review

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Crime Victims' Rights -- A Legislative Perspective, William Van Regenmorter Nov 2012

Crime Victims' Rights -- A Legislative Perspective, William Van Regenmorter

Pepperdine Law Review

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Emerging Issues In Victim Assistance, Marlene A. Young Nov 2012

Emerging Issues In Victim Assistance, Marlene A. Young

Pepperdine Law Review

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Progress In The Victim Reform Movement: No Longer The "Forgotten Victim", David L. Roland Nov 2012

Progress In The Victim Reform Movement: No Longer The "Forgotten Victim", David L. Roland

Pepperdine Law Review

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Victims' Rights: An Idea Whose Time Has Come--Five Years Later: The Maturing Of An Idea, Frank Carrington, George Nicholson Nov 2012

Victims' Rights: An Idea Whose Time Has Come--Five Years Later: The Maturing Of An Idea, Frank Carrington, George Nicholson

Pepperdine Law Review

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The Elevation Of Victims' Rights In Washington State: Constitutional Status, Ken Eikenberry Nov 2012

The Elevation Of Victims' Rights In Washington State: Constitutional Status, Ken Eikenberry

Pepperdine Law Review

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Introduction, Ronald F. Phillips Nov 2012

Introduction, Ronald F. Phillips

Pepperdine Law Review

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