Victim advocacy & witness support

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice in [Washington, D.C.?] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Victim Witness Program (Ariz.),
  • Victims of crimes -- Services for -- Arizona,
  • Witnesses -- Protection -- Arizona

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Other titlesVictim advocacy and witness support
StatementUnited States Attorney District of Arizona
ContributionsUnited States. Attorney (Arizona)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18137989M

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The s and '80s saw the development of advocacy programs, helping to place the emphasis of criminal prosecution on the victims. These programs served to help victims get compensation and closure and lead to the rise of victim advocacy as a vital career field within the criminal justice system.

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