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“The Victim and Direct Reparation”

Brown, Marilyn
June 4, 2015

Source: (1987) Probation Journal. 34: 101-102.

The current input of Government funds to develop victim support schemes
could promote over-enthusiasm for direct reparation which may damage rather
than help victims. Victims and volunteer support workers could be exploited in
order to provide another sanction for the Courts, as society conveniently
offloads collective responsibility onto the individual victim.


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