915 SP Crim. J. Admin.: Victims in the Criminal Justice System - §003, Fall 2010

Categories: Criminal Law

Instructor(s) Karofsky, Jill, Gundersen, Judith

This seminar will be beneficial to anyone who
will come in contact with crime victims. The class will examine the role of
victims in the legal system from the initial response of the police to
pre-trial discovery, plea negotiations, trial, sentencing and appeal. The
course will examine the history of victims’ rights, the role of victims in the
criminal justice system, and the practical impact of victims’ rights
legislation and constitutional amendments on the court system.

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