What impact for victim statements?

Chalmers, J. (2003) What impact for victim statements? Scottish Law and Practice Quarterly, 8(2), pp. 159-163.

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Considers provisions in the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 on victim statements, under which the victim of an offence may make a statement as to how he has been affected by the offence. Critically examines the objectives of the scheme and whether they are achievable, their therapeutic impact and the practical difficulties in implementing the scheme.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Chalmers, Professor James
Authors: Chalmers, J.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Journal Name:Scottish Law and Practice Quarterly

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