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For crime victims and their families, the right to be present during
criminal justice proceedings is an important one. Victims want to see
justice at work. They want to hear counsels arguments and view the
reactions of the judge, jury, and defendant. Most state victims
rights constitutional amendments and statutory victims bills of
rights give victims the right to be present during proceedings.
|The Crime Victim's Right To Be Present, Legal Series Bulletin #3
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