Voices after the killing : hearing the stories of family victims in New South Wales.
- Griffith University, Law School
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Griffith Law Review, 2001, 10 (1), pp. 25 - 41
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Report on the preliminary findings of a research project - evaluates and analyses 78 victim impact statements from family victims submitted in 32 homicide cases in New South Wales - between 2 April 1997 and 31 December 2000 - strong common themes - impact upon family victims - manner and circumstances of the deceased's death - personal qualities of the deceased - negative characterisation of the offender - need for justice - frustration with the processes of criminal justice.
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