2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJST 4413 - Victim Law and Service Administration


Prerequisite: CJST 4411 . Introduces the study of crime victims' legal rights and the services available to crime victims within the criminal justice system and in other settings. Topics include victim assistance programs from law enforcement through the courts and corrections systems as well as community-based advocacy and support. This study of victim services is integrated wih a focus on the underlying legal structure of crime victim statutory and constitutional rights including notification, participation, protection, and financial remedies (e.g., restitution, compensation, and civil litigation) as well as other rights. Practical program management, evaluation, and funding issues are incorporated. 3 credits.