Victims

Home > Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards.


  1. Victim wholly absent
    • "forgotten party"
    • Modern CJS seeks justice on out behalf
    • we give up our personal right to venegeance to the state
    • CJS ignores the needs of victims
  2. Inside Court
    • a place of conflict - traumatic
    • effects of cross examination evokes vulnerability and intimidation
    • interrogated for their credibility
    • secondary victimisation
  3. inside court - acedemic
    • Adler - research on the trauma of a trial for victims of sexual abuse
    • relive experience in court
    • treated with doubt
    • also: lack of support, information, participation
  4. ideal victim
    • Christie 1986:
    • victim as a label has a powerful status
    • innocent, sympathetic, weak, harmed by a stranger
    • those who do not "fit" label are disadvantaged
    • must align to a particular stereotype for sympathy
    • victim blaming
    • Ipswich Murders 2006 sex workers
  5. Victim Statements critique
    • not everyone has the ability to be as emotive/articulate
    • difficult/painful experience - relive/very personal
    • does it undermine objectivity?
    • bias towards the victim
    • affects the balance of power between the state and the defendent

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
302191
Filename:
Victims
Updated:
2015-05-05 19:29:37
Tags:
Victims nicole
Folders:

Description:
Victims
Show Answers:

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview