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The Politics of Justice for Victims

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198267959
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191683428 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0008

Series: Clarendon Studies in Criminology

The Politics of Justice for Victims

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This chapter begins with a discussion of how Justice for Victims managed to gain audiences with almost all the powers of the criminal justice system. It then considers the relationship between Justice for Victims and the Labour Party. This is followed by a discussion of the structurally ambiguous position of Justice for Victims within Support After Murder and Manslaughter.

Keywords: support groups; voluntary organizations; Justice for Victims; Labour Party; Support After Murder and Manslaughter

Chapter.  16128 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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