Victim Impact Statement

 
Victim vices, victim voices, and impact statements: on the place of emotion and the role of restorative justice in capital sentencing
Arrigo, Bruce A. and Williams, Christopher R ; Crime and Delinquency, 49.4, Oct 2003: p603(24p); Keywords: Victim impact statements; restorative justice; sentencing

Victims, closure, and the sociology of emotion
Bandes, Susan A; Law and Contemporary Problems, 72.2, (Spring 2009): p1(26).; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; closure

The effect of the provision of victim impact statements on sentencing in the local courts of New South Wales
Baptie, Joan; Judicial Review, v.7, no.1, Sept 2004: (73)-88 [Revised version of a paper presented at the Metropolitan Seminar Series II, November 2003, Sydney.]; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements    
 

‘Cooling out’ victims of crime: Managing victim participation in the sentencing process in a superior sentencing court
Booth, Tracey; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 2012, Vol. 45, pp214-230; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; VIS; cooling out; sentencing; homicide    

Voices after the killing: Hearing the stories of family victims in New South Wales
Booth, Tracey ; Griffith Law Review 3; (2001) 10(1) Griffith Law Review 25; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; VIS; homicide victims; family victims

The dead victim, the family victim and victim impact statements in New South Wales
Booth, Tracey: Current Issues in Criminal Justice, v.11, no.3, Mar 2000: (292)-307; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; Previtera; sentencing

Giving victims a voice: on the problems of introducing victim impact statements in German criminal procedure
Braun, Kerstin; German Law Journal; 2013; Vol.14, No.9, p1889-1908; Journal article; Keywords: Victim Impact Statement; VIS; participation; rights; adversarial; sentencing

The implications for the administration of justice of the victim impact statement movement
Bugg, Damian; Journal of Judicial Administration 5 (3) February 1996, p. 155; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; sentencing; victims rights; trial process   

Antidotes to injustice? Victim statements’ impact on victims’ sense of security
De Mesmaecker, Vicky; International Review of Victimology, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp 133-153; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; VIS; court preparation; victim protection    

Victim participation in sentencing: the problems of incoherence
Edwards, Ian; Howard Journal of Criminal Justice (2001) Vol 40, Issue 1, p39-54; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; sentencing; victim participation

Where do I stand? An exploration of the rules that regulate victim participation in the criminal justice system
Englebrecht, Christine M.; Victims and Offenders, Apr-Jun 2012, Vol 7, No 2, pp 161-184; Keywords: Victim Impact Statements; VIS; homicide victims; participation; role; criminal justice system

Neutralizing victim reform: legal professionals' perspectives on victims and impact statements
Erez, Edna and Laster, Cathy; Crime and Delinquency, Vol 45, No 4, October 1999, p530-553; journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; criminal proceedings; court outcomes; sentencing

Victim participation in the criminal justice system
Erez, Edna and Roberts, Julian; Victims of Crime ed Robert Davis, Arthur Lurigio and Susan Herman. 3 rd edition, Sage Publications, 2007, 277-297.; Book chapter; Keywords: Victims rights; victim participation; sentencing

The victim and the prosecutor: the relevance of victims in prosecution decision making
Flatman, Hon. Justice and Bagaric, Dr M.; Deakin Law Review 2001; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; criminal justice system; victims expectations; restorative justice.

The effects of a victim impact statement and gender on juror information processing in a criminal trial. Does the punishment fit the crime?
Forsterlee, L., Fox, G.B., Forsterlee, R., and Ho, R; Australian Psychologist, March 2004; 39(1): 57-67; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statement; VIS; family victims; murder trial; sentencing; victim participation

Victim impact statements and sentencing
Garkawe, Sam; Monash University Law Review 2007, 90; Journal article: Keywords: Victim impact statements; VIS; sentencing; offender's rights; therapeutic role; criminal justice system

What's wrong with victims' rights in juvenile court?: Retributive versus rehabilitative systems of justice
Henning, Kristen; California Law Review; Aug 2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p1107-1170; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; victim impact statements; sentencing; juvenile offenders

Sentencing law and the 'emotional catharsis' of victim's rights in NSW homicide cases
Kirchengast, Tyrone; Sydney Law Review; 30 (4) December 2008: 615-637; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; homicide victims; sentencing

Integrating a victim perspective in NSW homicide cases
Kirchengast, Tyrone; Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal Vol 7 No 2, 2007; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; family victim; homicide; sentencing; participation

Victim influence, therapeutic jurisprudence and sentencing law in the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal
Kirchengast, Tyrone; Flinders Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 143-159, 2007; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; sentencing; Victims Rights Act 1996; therapeutic outcomes

Recent developments in victim agency in the New South Wales justice system: the case of victim impact statements
Kirchengast, Tyrone; James Cook University Law Review, Vol. 13, pp. 125-152, 2006; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; criminal justice system; sentencing; limitations; participation

Victim impact statements and the Previtera Rule: Delimiting the voice and representation of family victims in New South Wales homicide cases
Kirchengast, Tyrone; University of Tasmania Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 114-142, 2005; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; family victims; Previtera; harm; sentencing; consideration

Heterogeneity in victim participation: A new perspective on delivering a Victim Impact statement
Lens, Kim M.E., Antony Pemberton and Stefan Bogaerts; European Journal of Criminology, July 2013, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp 479-495; Journal article; Keywords: Victim Impact Statements; VIS; participation; crime severity; criminal justice system; The Netherlands 

Delivering a Victim Impact Statement: emotionally effective or counter-productive?
Lens, Kim ME, Antony Pemberton, Karen Brans, Johan Braeken, Stefan Bogaerts &  Esmah Lahiah; European Journal of Criminology, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 17-34, 2015; Journal article; Keywords: Emotional recovery; therapeutic justice; procedural justice; Victim Impact Statement; victim participation; VIS

Victim personal statements: An analysis of notification and utilization
Mastrocinque, Jeanna M.;Criminology and Criminal Justice, published online before print January 2013 , pp1-19; Journal article; Keywords: Victim Personal Statements; victim impact statement; victim statements; British Crime Survey

Purposing and repurposing harms: the victim impact statement and sexual assault
Miller, Karen-Lee; Qualitative Health Research , published online 11 October 2013, pp 1-14; Journal article; Canada; Keywords: VIS; victim impact statement; sexual assault; coping; repairing harm   

Victims in the sentencing process: South Australia's judges and magistrates give their verdict      
O'Connell, Michael; International Perspectives in Victimology, Vol 4, No 1 March 2009, pp50-57; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; sentencing; victim's voice; criminal justice system

Gender, emotionality, and victim impact statements
Peace, Kristine A., and Deanna L. Forrester; Journal of Criminal Psychology, 2012, Vol. 2, issue 2, pp 107-120; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statement; VIS; emotion; gender; sentencing

Restoration, retribution, or revenge? Time shifting victim impact statements in American judicial process
Pearl, Tracy Hresko; Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper Series, August 2013, Research Paper No. 13-15, pp 1-25; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statement; VIS; criminal justice system; defendant rights; retribution    

Victim impact statements: Lessons learned and future priorities
Roberts, Julian; The Victims of Crime Digest.2008; Research report; Keywords: Victim impact statements; parole hearings

Victim impact statements at sentencing: Judicial experiences and perceptions. A survey of three jurisdictions
Roberts, Julian and Edgar, Allen; Report prepared for the Department of Justice Canada. March 31 2006; Keywords: Victim impact statements; VIS; sentencing; judges    

Is three really a crowd? Evaluating the use of victim impact statements under New Zealand's revamped sentencing regime
Sankoff Peter; New Zealand Law Review (3) 2007 459-498; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; criminal justice; restorative justice; victim satisfaction

Degrees of emotion: judicial responses to victim impact statements
Schuster, Mary Lay and Propen, Amy; Law, Culture and the Humanities, February 2010; vol. 6, 1: pp. 75-104; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; court; judges

Victim Impact Statements in child sexual assault cases: a restorative role or restrained rhetoric?
Shackel, Rita; UNSW Law Journal, Vol 34(1), 2011, pp 211-249; Journal article; Keywords: Victim Impact Statements; VIS; child sexual assault; sentencing

Testaments of transformation: The Victim Impact Statement process in NSW as experienced by victims of crime and victim service professionals 
Tait, Fiona; Masters of Criminology by Research – JC081School of Law, University of Sydney, 2015 p1-297; Thesis; Keywords: Victim Impact Statements; VIS: trauma; therapeutic; sentencing; criminal justice system

Addressing victims' harm: the role of impact reports
Van der Merwe, Annette; Thomas Jefferson Law Review, 2008, Vol 30:39; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; child sexual assault; sentencing

Expanding the role of victims and the community in sentencing
Webster, Adam; Criminal Law Journal, Vol 35, Part 1. 2011; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; sentencing; social impact statement

Victim policy transfer: Learning from each other
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. Vol 11, Number 1, March 2005. Springer Netherlands; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; civil law

Why the impact? Negative affective change as a mediator of the effects of victim impact statements
Wevodau Amy, Robert J. Cramer, Andre Kehn and John W Clark III; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2014, Vol. 29, No 16, pp. 2884-2903; Journal article; Keywords: Victim impact statements; need for affect; negative affect; sentencing; hostility


 

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