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The Victim’s Role in the Penal Process: Recent Developments in California

  • Donald D. Ranish
  • David Shichor

Abstract

One of the most important recent public concerns about the criminal justice process is the victim and his place within the complex of due process standards and procedures. The focus has for so long been on those who violate the standards of societal behaviour and not on those who have suffered the consequences of criminal activity. Some have argued, therefore, that the criminal justice system is unbalanced since it ignores the needs and concerns of victims.

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© Donald R. Ranish and David Schicor 1992

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  • Donald D. Ranish
  • David Shichor

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