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NCJ Number: 35327 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LEGAL ISSUES IN COMPENSATING VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIME
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Assoc of Attorneys General
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Attorneys General
Washington, DC 20001
National Institute of Justice/
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US Dept of Justice
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Sale Source: National Assoc of Attorneys General
444 North Capitol Street
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United States of America

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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT REVIEWS THE BASIC CONCEPTS INVOLVED IN VICTIM COMPENSATION, THE EXISTING LEGISLATION AND LAW ON THE MATTER, AND THE LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS OF VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE LEGAL ISSUES CONSIDERED ARE THE DEFINITION OF 'VICTIM', METHOD OF PAYMENT, TIME OF FILING CLAIMS, ELIGIBILITY, VICTIM PARTICIPATION IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION, APPELLATE PROCEDURES, APPLICATION PROCEDURES, AND OTHER SOURCES OF COMPENSATION. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION, AND THE ACTIVITIES OF ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER EXISTING LEGISLATION. APPENDED ARE COPIES OF THE UNIFORM CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT AND THE UNIFORM CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE.
Index Term(s): Laws and Statutes; Legislation; National Association of Attorneys General; Victim compensation; Violent crimes
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