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Listening to the Crime Victim: Evaluating Victim Input at Sentencing and Parole

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Crime victims play an increasingly important role in the criminal process. One manifestation of this is the proliferation in the use of victim impact statements at sentencing and parole hearings. Across the common-law world victims are allowed to submit an impact statement to a sentencing court or parole board. Many U.S. states go further and encourage (or allow) victims to recommend a specific sentence to the court or to express their views on the release of the offender on parole. Research ...

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10.1086/599203

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Centre for Criminology
Journal:
CRIME AND JUSTICE: A REVIEW OF RESEARCH, VOL 38
Volume:
38
Issue:
1
Pages:
347-412
Publication date:
2009
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ISSN:
0192-3234
URN:
uuid:ea03724a-cda7-46f5-b7e5-f99e12dbf4d7
Source identifiers:
300554
Local pid:
pubs:300554

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