Victims Rights


New rights and remedies: The Federal Crimes Victims Rights Act of 2004  
Aaronson, David E; Pace Law Review, Vol 28, Issue 4, Summer 2008, p623-682; Journal article; Keywords: Crime Victims' Rights Act 2004; CVRA; victims rights

Victims rights and services: a historical perspective and goals for the twenty-first century
Adams, Aileen, Osborne, Davis; McGeorge Law Review, 2002, Vol 33, Issue 4, p673-688; Journal article.; Keywords: Victims rights; victims services; coordinated services

Justice for survivors of sexual violence in Kitgum, Uganda
Baker, Bruce; Journal of Contemporary African Studies, July 2011, Vol 29, No 3, pp.245-262; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; truth commission; justice; needs; rights; compensation

Aspects of victim participation in the proceedings of the International Criminal Court
Baumgartner, Elisabeth; International Review of the Red Cross, vol 90, Number 870, June 2008, p409-440.; Research report; Keywords: International Criminal Court; victim participation; victims rights; sentencing

Third wave of crime victims' rights: standing, remedy, and review
Beloof, Douglas; Brigham Young University Law Review. 255 (2005), p 255 to 370; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; statutory rights; constitutional rights; enforce rights

Weighing crime victims' interests in judicially crafted criminal procedure
Beloof, Douglas; Catholic University Law Review; Vol 56; 2006-2007 pp 1135 -1170; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; victims participation

A socially excluded group? Hearing the voice of victims
Bentley, Claire; Journal of Mental Health Law, May 2006, p26-43; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; mentally disturbed offenders; submissions; DVCV Act; victims voice

Victim submissions to parole boards: The agenda for research
Black, Matt: Trends & Issues in Crime and Justice no. 251, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra, May 2003; Research report; Keywords: Victims rights; submissions; submissions to parole board; parole board

Crime victims' rights: from illusion to reality
Boland, Mary, Butler, Russell; Criminal Justice, Chicago, Spring 2009, Vol 24, Iss 1, p4; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal justice system; bill of rights

Victims of crime in the criminal justice system in Barbados
Braithwaite, Farley, Yeboah, David; Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 32, Iss. 5, September-October 2004, pp. 431-442; Journal article; Keywords: Barbados; victims rights; victim satisfaction

Alaska Office of Victims' Rights: A model for America
Branchflower, Stephen; 21Alaska L. Rev. 259 (2004) p, 259 to 288; Journal article; Keywords: OVR; victims rights; victims rights in court; model; Alaska

What responsibility do courts have to hear children’s voices?
Cashmore, Judy and Patrick Parkinson; International Journal of Children’s Rights , Jan 2007, Vol 15, pp43-60. Journal article; Keywords: Children; court; sexual assault; criminal justice system; participation.    

Recent developments in victim-related policies in Bulgaria
Chankova, Dobrinka; Post Graduate Course 'Victimology', Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice, 4-15 May 1998; Book chapter; Keywords: Bulgaria; victim support; mediation; ngo's; victims rights

Victimology, victimisation and public policy
Davies, Pamela, Francis, Peter, Japp, Victor; Victimisation: Theory, Research and Policy ed Davies, Pamela, Francis, Peter, Japp, Victor, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, 2003; Book chapter; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal justice system; victims experience; victims needs       

Victim rights and new remedies: Finally getting victims their due
Davis, Robert C. and Carrie Mulford; Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, May 2008, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp198-208; Journal article; Keywords: Victim rights; compliance; victim rights clinics

 Multi-site survey of victims of crime and criminal justice professionals across Canada: Executive summary
Department of Justice, Canada: Multi-Site Survey of Victims of Crime and Criminal Justice Professionals across Canada, completed by Prairie Research Associates Inc. on behalf of the Department of Justice Canada; 2006; Research report; Keywords: Victims rights; service delivery; survey

Anonymous witnesses in England and Wales: charting a course from Strasbourg?
Doak, Jonathan & Huxley-Binns; Journal of Criminal Law, 2009, Vol 73 (6), pp 508-529; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; accused rights; witnesses; anonymity; justice

Victims and the sentencing process: developing participatory rights?
Doak, Jonathan, Henham, Ralph, and Mitchell, Barry; Legal Studies, 2009, vol 29 (4), pp 651-677; Journal article; Keywords: Rights; victims voice; criminal justice system; accused rights; Victims Focus Scheme

Victims' rights in criminal trials: prospects for participation
Doak, Jonathan; Journal of Law and Society, 2005, vol 32, (2), pp 294-316; Journal article; Keywords: Role; participation; victims rights; criminal trials; criminal justice system

The victim and the criminal process: an analysis of recent trends in regional and international tribunals
Doak, Jonathan; Legal Studies, Vol 23 (1), 2003, pp 1-32; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; human rights; role; European Court of Human Rights

Confrontation in the courtroom: Shielding vulnerable witnesses from the adversarial showdown
Doak, Jonathan; Journal of Civil Liberties, Vol 15 (3), pp 296-319, 2000; Journal article; Keywords: Vulnerable witness; criminal proceedings; human rights; cross examination

Victims Still: The political manipulation of crime victims
Elias, Robert; Sage Publications, London, 1995; Book; Keywords: Victim participation; sentencing; restitution; victims movement; community justice; social justice

Bargaining with justice: victims, plea bargaining and the Victims’ Charter Act 2006 (Vic)
Flynn, Asher; Monash University Law Review, 2012, Vol 37, No. 3, pp. 73-96; Journal article; Keywords: Charter; plea bargaining; victim impact statement; justice; satisfaction    

Enhancing the role and rights of crime victims in the South African justice system - an Australian perspective
Garkawe, Sam; South African Journal of Criminal Justice,14 (2), pp. 131-151; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; victims role

Victims rights are human rights
Garkawe, Sam; 20th anniversary celebration of the 1985 UN Victims Declaration, Canberra 16 November 2005; Conference paper; Keywords: Victims rights; human rights; advocacy

International standards: Their importance and how they can be improved
Garkawe, Sam; NSW Victims of Crime Conference, 2 7, 3 October 2007; Conference paper; Keywords: Victims rights; victims needs; justice; victim support

The next step for a maturing victims rights movement: enforcing crime victims rights in the courts
Gillis, John W and Beloof, Douglas E; McGeorge Law Review, Vol 33, Issue 4, Summer 2002, p689-704.; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; advocates; crime victim law; courts

Victims' rights, victims' expectations, and law enforcement workers' constraints in cases of murder
Goodrum, Sarah; Law & Social Inquiry, Summer2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p725-757, 33p; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice system; victims rights; compensation; victim impact statements; experiences

Victims of crime in policy making: local governance, local responsibility?
Hall, Matthew; The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, (2009), Vol 48, Issue 3, p267-279.; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; victims needs; courts; local criminal justice; central government policy

The good, the bad, and the ugly: Arizona's courts and the Crime Victims' Bill of Rights
Harrison, Gessner; 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 531 (2002) pp. 531 to 570; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; bill of rights; participation; criminal justice process

Legal rights for crime victims in the criminal justice system
Howley, Susan and Dorris, Carol; Victims of Crime ed Robert Davis, Arthur Lurigio and Susan Herman. 3 rd edition, Sage Publications, 2007 pp299-314.; Book chapter; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal justice system; defendant's rights; sentencing; restitution

The rights of victims of crime under Malaysian law: legal framework and prospect for reforms
Hussin, Nasimah; The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2010, Vol 5, No 4, pp 35-43; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; compensation; criminal justice; assistance; restitution    

Opposing scales of justice: victims' voices in the sentencing process
Katz, Karen Marie; Canadian Criminal Law Review. Scarborough: Feb 2010. Vol. 14, Iss. 2; pg. 181, 50 pgs; Journal article; Keywords: Victim participation; sentencing; rights; victim impact statements

Private prosecution and the victim of crime
Kirchengast, Tyrone; Macquarie Law Working Paper No. 2008-17 Working Paper Series.; Working paper; Keywords: Prosecution; victims rights

Procedural and interactional justice: A comparative study of victims in the Netherlands and New South Wales
Laxminarayan, Malini, Jens Henrichs and Antony Pemberton; European Journal of Criminology, May 2012, Vol. 9, No.3, pp 260-275; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal justice; rights; victim impact statements; charter; procedural justice      

Public wrongs and private rights: Limiting the victim's role in a system of public prosecution
Levine, Danielle; Northwestern​ University Law Review, 2010, Vol. 104, No. 1; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; court standing; participatory rights; court

Criminal justice for assaulted women in Sweden – law versus practice
Lindgren, Maria Scheffer. Barbro Kenck, and Christian Diesen; Review of European Studies , March 2012, Vol 4, No 1, pp.167-178; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; criminal justice; prosecution; intimate partner violence; IPV

Navigating through an obstacle course: The complaints mechanism for victims of crime in England and Wales
Manikis, Marie;  Criminology and Criminal Justice, Criminology and Criminal Justice, April 2012,vol. 12,no. 2, pp149-173; Journal Article; Keywords: complaints, Ombudsman, rights, redress; Code; victims rights.

An overview of the victims’ rights movement: historical, legislative, and research developments
Mastrocinque, Jeanna M.; Sociology Compass, February 2010, Vol 4, Issue 2, pp.95-110; Journal article; Keywords: Victims’ rights movement; advocacy; legislation; needs.      

Victim participation at the International Criminal Court and its impact on procedural fairness
McAsey, Bridie; Australian International Law Journal, 2011, Vol. 18, pp105-125; Journal article; Keywords: Victim participation; victims rights; criminal justice; ICC; International Criminal Court; procedural fairness          

A focus on victims of crime: a review of victims' rights
Ministry of Justice; Ministry of Justice Wellington, New Zealand, December 2009; Research report; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal justice system; access services; victims needs

Victim participation in the criminal process
O'Hara, Erin; Journal of Law and Policy, 2005,Vol 13, Issue 1, p229-248; Journal article; Keywords: Participation; criminal justice system; treatment

Using criminal punishment to serve both victim and social needs
O'Hara, Erin and Robbins, Maria; Law and Contemporary Problems Vol 72, 199, Spring 2009. Pp 199-217; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; victim offender mediation; criminal justice system; sentencing

Child complainants and the court process in Australia
Richards, Kelly; Australian Institute of Criminology - Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 380 , 2009, Canberra; Research report; Keywords: Child complainants; criminal justice system; evidence; witnesses; sexual assault

Victims' rights and the charter
Roach, Kent; Criminal Law Quarterly, February 2005, Vol 49, Issue 4, p474-516.; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; Charter; Charter of Rights

The standing of victims in the English criminal justice system
Rook, Peter; ERA-Forum, Volume 3, Number 1 / March, 2002; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal proceedings; status; criminal justice system; witnesses

Support of victims of offenders with mental illness
Scott, Russ; Journal of Law and Medicine 16 (5) May 2009: p. 745 Queensland; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; criminal justice process; mental illness; mental health; treatment; offenders

Victims rights and legal strategies: Israel as a case study
Sebba, Leslie; Criminal Law Forum 11: p47-100, 2000; Journal article; Keywords: Reforms; victim legislation; criminal justice system; remedies

Protection and assistance to victims of human trafficking in Serbia: Recent developments
Simeunovic-Patic, Biljana and Sanja Copic; European Journal of Criminology January 2010 vol. 7 no. 1 45-60; Journal article; Keywords: Human trafficking; Serbia; witnesses; victim protection; support; child victims; assistance

From victim to political activist: an empirical examination of a statewide victims' rights movement
Smith, Brent, and Huff, C. Ronald; Journal of Criminal Justice Vol 20 pp. 201-215 1992; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; reforms; victimisation

Crime victims: Theory, policy and practice
Spalek, Basia; Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, 2006; Book; Keywords: Victimisation; criminal justice system; victims rights; victims needs; trauma; future directions

Emotions and the campaign for victim's rights in Canada
Stanbridge, Karen; and Kenny, J Scott; Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Oct 1 2009; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; emotions; victimisation; social movements; victim activism

Evaluation of the victims' advocate scheme pilots
Sweeting, Anna, Owen Rachael, and Turley, Caroline; Ministry of Justice Research Series 17/08 London 2008; Research report; Keywords: Victims advocate; victim voice; court; pre-trial support; family impact statements

Victims' rights and services: eligibility, exclusion, and victim worth
Trulson, Chad; Criminology & Public Policy. Columbus May 2005. Vol 4, Issue 2, p.399, 15 pgs; Journal article; Keywords: Rights; services; needs

UN Convention on Justice and Support for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power
United Nations; Draft, 8 February 2010; Research report; Keywords: Convention; protection; victimisation; rights; witnesses; restorative justice; restitution; reparation; compensation

Access to justice for victims of crime under Commonwealth law
Urbas, Gregor; Legaldate, 1034229X, Jul2010, Vol. 22, Issue 3; Research report; Keywords: Criminal justice system; rights; vulnerable witnesses; children; sexual assault; justice

Well-informed? Well represented? Well nigh powerless? Victims and prosecutorial decision-making
Wade, Marianne, Lewis, Christopher and Aubusson de Cavarlay, Bruno; Eur J Crim Policy Res (2008) 14:249-261; Journal article; Keywords: Victims roles; criminal proceedings; prosecutor; criminal justice system; rights

Are we all victims now? Crime, suffering and justice
Walklate, Sandra; British Journal of Community Justice. Sheffield. Summer 2009, Vol 7 Iss. 2; pp5-12; Journal article; Keywords: Criminal victimisation; rights; policy; justice

Courting compassion: victims, policy, and the question of justice
Walklate, Sandra; The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, May 2012, Vol. 51, No.2, pp 109-121; Journal article; Keywords: Victims’ rights; code; charter; service delivery; criminal justice system; advocates.

Victims’ rights are human rights: The importance of recognizing victims as persons
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; Temida , June 2012, pp 71-84.; Journal article; Keywords: Victims’ rights; human rights; international law; charter of victims rights; criminal justice system; participation

Where do they belong? Giving victims a place in the criminal justice process
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; Criminal Law Forum 2009 No 20 pp 395-416 Paper presented National Victims of Crime Conference, Adelaide, September 2008; Conference paper; Keywords: Victims role; criminal justice system; restorative justice; victim participation

Victim participation and therapeutic jurisprudence: a Canadian perspective
Wemmers, Jo-Anne; Conference paper 8 March 2007, International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain; Conference paper; Keywords: Victim participation; criminal justice system; therapeutic; prosecutors; support workers; adversarial justice system

Independent legal representation for victims of sexual assault: a model for delivery of legal services
Wilson, Larry C.; Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 23, Issue 2 (2005), pp. 249-312; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; court; participants; judicial process; model; criminal justice

Who is in need of victim support? The issue of accountable, empirically validated selection and victim referral
Winkel, Frans and Vrij, Aldert; Expert Evidence Vol 6 1998 pp 23-41; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; support; risk factors; assessments; multiple victimisation

Crime victims and constitutional rights
Young, Alan N; Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 49, Issue 4 (February 2005), pp. 432-473; Journal article; Keywords: Victims rights; charter