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Justice For All – Victims, Defendants, Prisoners and the Community: Victims Rights and the Role of the Prosecutor

Refshauge, Richard
June 4, 2015

Source: (-0001) Submitted to the Reform of Criminal Law Conference in Brisbane, Australia.

The article discusses historical attitudes towards victims of crimes and what their legal rights are considered to be, focusing primarily on the legal history of Australia. The author goes on to direct the discussion towards the interaction between a prosecutor and a victim, developing the moral considerations and ethical intricacies of the prosecutor as both a professional trying to achieve a legal end and a citizen required to respect a fellow citizen who has suffered trauma.


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