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Title: NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION - COMMISSION ON VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE - YEAR-END REPORT, SEPTEMBER 1, 1974 - NOVEMBER 15, 1975
Corporate Author: National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America
Project Director: R E MCKENNA
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 82
Sponsoring Agency: National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-DF-99-0022
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS OF THIS COMMITTEE WHICH ATTEMPTS TO AID WITNESSES AND CRIME VICTIMS, DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF VICTIM-WITNESS PROBLEMS, AND ENCOURAGE NEW VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION IDENTIFIED THE AREA OF VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE AS ONE OF ITS CRIMINAL JUSTICE IMPROVEMENT PRIORITIES, AND CREATED THE COMMISSION ON VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE IN AN EFFORT TO DEMONSTRATE THAT THERE ARE IMMEDIATE IMPROVEMENTS WHICH CAN BE MADE TO AMELIORATE THE HARM DONE BY CRIMINALS AND INSENSITIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE CHRONOLOGY OF COMMISSION ACTIVITIES, THE PUBLIC INFORMATION ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMISSION, THE SERVICES OF THE COMMISSION, SURVEY RESEARCH, AND THE PROGRAMS OF THE EIGHT FIELD OFFICES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Commission reports; National District Attorneys Association (NDAA); Prosecutors; Victim-witness programs; Witness assistance; Witnesses
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