The use and abuse of special measures: giving victims the choice?

Hall, Matthew (2007) The use and abuse of special measures: giving victims the choice? Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 8 (Supp.). pp. 33-53. ISSN 1404-3858

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14043850701686139

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Abstract

Examines evidence from empirical research that so-called vulnerable and intimidated witnesses are not always afforded a choice over whether or not they give evidence through 'Special Measures' under the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act1999 - not always to their benefit.

Keywords:criminal justice, criminal evidence, victimology
Subjects:M Law > M100 Law by area
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:15905
Deposited On:05 Nov 2014 14:12

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