Rights for Victims of Crime: Rebalancing Justice
by Irvin Waller
When the victims of injustice lose faith in their justice system, the crime they've endured cuts only deeper, adding insult to injury. The time has come to face the truth that most victims of crime will not have their needs met and often won't experience our systems of justice as just. This short book makes its readers experts in advocating rights for victims of crime. It...more
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published December 16th 2010 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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This is a very solid overview of victims right internationally. His framework for analysis is very useful, as he draws a clear link between victims needs, victims rights frameworks, implementation and gaps. He also uses those needs to plot a reasonable, although ambitious potential road map for future action.