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US CodeL TITLE 18 > PART II > CHAPTER 237 > § 3771 § 3771:. Crime Victims’ Rights
The Crime Victims’ Rights Act creates enforcement mechanisms for crime victims. The crime victim or Government may assert the victim’s rights in federal district court. The National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) promotes crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing. NCVLI has several initiatives to ensure that victims’ rights are actively enforced.
National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) review of the Guidelines for Fair Treatment of Crime Victims and Witnesses (Fair Treatment Guidelines) to compare with the legal landscape for victims to assess whether the Fair Treatment Guidelines should stand as a guide for the treatment of victims.
Violence Against Women with Mental Illness Issue Brief -- Reviews literature on mental illness and victimization; provides information on relevant mental health or victim service programs and resources; and recommends research, methods of developing policy and programs, and types of training and education to improve services for this population. Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.
A Guide to the Role of Crime Victims in Mental Health Courts -- Nontraditional operations of mental health courts contribute to limited victims’ rights policies and recommends solutions for improving them. The guide includes examples of how mental health and other specialty courts have successfully addressed this challenge. Council of State Governments Justice CenterResponding to People who have been Victimized by Individuals with Mental Illnesses--Outlines steps policymakers, advocates, mental health professionals and others take to understand and protect the rights and safety of victims of crimes committed by individuals found "not guilty by reason of insanity" or otherwise court-ordered to receive treatment in a mental health facility. The publication was supported by the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Criminal justice officials are finding crime victims want what the criminal justice system rarely offers. Genesee County believe the offender's first obligation is to make amends to the victim and community. The justice system's role is to act as a mediator and ensure the case is resolved fairly.
Who the Hell is Winston Moseley? And Why Would Anyone Care? The case is synonymous with urban apathy. The victims name, Catherine Kitty Genovese, still evokes a sense of lonely horror.
Ram Dass helps a generation cope with loss. Ram Dass suffered a stroke in 1997, the process of rehabilitation detailed in the documentary, Fierce Grace, sowed the seeds of his spiritual reawakening.
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The Darkest Night: Two Sisters, a Brutal Murder and the Loss of Innocence in a Small Town--by Ron Franscell-- Casper, Wyoming: 1973. Eleven-year-old Amy Burridge is riding with her eighteen-year-old sister, Becky when they get a flat tire. Two men offer them a ride home. The girls were assaulted before being thrown from into the North Platte River. One survived. Years later, Becky, the surviving sister and Ron Franscell—a friend—can’t forget the abduction, rape, and murder. The men were sentenced to life in prison, but memories haunted Becky…until she met her fate at the same bridge where she’d lost her sister.
How to Stop a Stalker by Mike Proctor-- One out of every 12 women and one out of every 45 men in the US are stalked! This book gives you the means to protect yourself, and to put the stalker behind bars. Mike Proctor, Veteran of the Westminster, California, Police Department, explains stalking and what to do if you find yourself an unfortunate victim measures to aid in prosecution. Examples from actual cases. Of use to stalking victims, victim advocates, law enforcement officials, and employers.