The oral victim impact statement in The Netherlands

The oral victim impact statement in The Netherlands

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Summary

In 2005 the right to deliver an oral Victim Impact Statement in court was introduced in the Netherlands. The study's central question was:
To what extent has the oral Victim Impact Statement met its primary goal for those entittled to invoke this law, namely as a beginning of emotional recovery through acknowledgement?

Publication data

Author(s):
Lens, K., Pemberton, A., Groenhuijsen, M.
Organization(s):
Universiteit van Tilburg, Intervict, WODC
Place of publication:
Tilburg
Publisher:
Universiteit Tilburg, Intervict
Year of publication:
2010
ISBN:
978-90-78886-85-3

Order information

Address:
Intervict (International Victimology Institute Tilburg)
Phone:
013 4663526
E-mailaddress:
intervict@tilburguniversity.edu
Website:
www.tilburguniversity.edu/intervict