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Violent Crime and Victim's Rights explores the underlying causes that contribute to violent behavior and the characteristics common to the victims and perpetrators of violence. The criminal justice system's attempt to punish violent behavior is discussed, and an overview of the procedures a crime victim will likely encounter within the system is provided. Further, the mechanisms set up to compensate the victims of violent crime and the resources available to crime victims in dealing with the after-effects of victimization are also set forth in this Almanac.
·violence in the workplace
·violence against children, women, the elderly
·violence against minority groups.
The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.
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This is one of the over 60 titles in the Almanacs Series that cover the gamut of topics, from Teenagers and Substance Abuse, to Identity Theft, to Internet Privacy, to International Adoption, to Marriage & Divorce, using the law to reveal the answers to the most basic questions we all have: How do laws in our society protect us and those around us? What protections and punishments are there? Where can I go to find out more? Each volume is clearly written and easy-to-understand.About the Author:
Margaret C. Jasper, Series Editor is an attorney in the general practice of law in New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Jasper is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and the law guardian panel for the Family Court of the State of New York, and is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0379113805
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0379113805