One time is enough

Criminal justice proceedings / Witnesses

One time is enough

Secundary victimisation of victims due to their position as a witness in the trial

Summary

The main objective of the study is to explore how police, public prosecutors and the judiciary deal with victims in their position a witnesses and, in particular, to learn whether it can be said that victims routinely experience an aggravation of their suffering as a result of their participation in the criminal proceedings. The study is particularly focused on victims of serious crimes.

Publication data

Author(s):
Wijers, M., Boer, M. de
Organization(s):
Marjan Wijers Research & Consultancy, WODC
Place of publication:
Utrecht
Publisher:
Marjan Wijers Research & Consultancy
Year of publication:
2010

Order information

Address:
Marjan Wijers Research & Consultancy
Contact:
Marjan Wijers
Phone:
06-30546012
E-mailaddress:
m.wijers@hetnet.nl