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NCJ Number: 30595 Find in a Library
Title: REPARATION BY THE OFFENDER TO THE VICTIM AS A METHOD OF REHABILITATION FOR BOTH (FROM VICTIMOLOGY - A NEW FOCUS, V 2 - SOCIETY'S REACTION TO VICTIMIZATION, 1974 BY ISRAEL DRAPKIN AND EMILIO VIANO - SEE NCJ-15541)
Author(s): N GOLDSMITH
Corporate Author: Lexington Books
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Lexington Books
New York, NY 10022
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER DISCUSSES HOW THE CURRENT METHODS OF VICTIM REPARATION - CIVIL CLAIMS, CRIME INSURANCE, AND STATE COMPENSATION - ARE INADEQUATE, AND SUGGESTS THAT REPARATION BY THE OFFENDER MAY PROVIDE ADEQUATE REMEDIES.
Abstract: IT IS FURTHER PROPOSED THAT SUCH REPARATION MIGHT HAVE CONSIDERABLE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS FOR THE OFFENDER IS HIS OWN REHABILITATION PROCESS, AND THAT SUCH REPARATION COULD BE CONSIDERED AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PRISON SENTENCES OR AN ACCOMPANIMENT TO PAROLE RATHER THAN AS AN ADDITION TO A TERM OF IMPRISONMENT TO BE SERVED SIMULTANEOUSLY TO THE PAYMENT OF REPARATION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED
Index Term(s): Civil remedies; Crime insurance; Restitution; Victim compensation
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