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Victim service providers consider the right to attend
criminal justice proceedings one of the fundamental rights of
crime victims. Although its application, especially at
criminal trials, has been restricted in practice, some statutes
and the limited case law suggest that the right can be applied
more broadly without placing an undue burden on the criminal
justice system or interfering with the constitutional rights of
|The Crime Victim's Right To Be Present, Legal Series Bulletin #3
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