Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Criminal law & procedure
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2012-12-18
ISBN: 
9780779851157
Carswell

Victim Impact Statements: Past, Present and a Look to the Future

Availability: In Stock

Victim Impact Statements: Past, Present and a Look to the Future outlines the history of victim impact statements in the Canadian Criminal Justice System. This book describes the various federal, provincial, and territorial victim impact statement forms, and discusses the services and compensations programs available to victims across Canada.

Offers insight on the critical questions such as, do victim impact statements benefit victims and the courts? and, have victim impact statements affected sentencing patterns? The ability of victims to orally present their Victim Impact Statements to the Courts, and the possible cross-examination victims could face on the content of their victim impact statements are also discussed.

Carswell

Victim Impact Statements: Past, Present and a Look to the Future

Availability: In Stock

Description

Victim Impact Statements: Past, Present and a Look to the Future outlines the history of victim impact statements in the Canadian Criminal Justice System. This book describes the various federal, provincial, and territorial victim impact statement forms, and discusses the services and compensations programs available to victims across Canada.

Offers insight on the critical questions such as, do victim impact statements benefit victims and the courts? and, have victim impact statements affected sentencing patterns? The ability of victims to orally present their Victim Impact Statements to the Courts, and the possible cross-examination victims could face on the content of their victim impact statements are also discussed.