oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The victim impact statement as a means of addressing the victim's needs for rights

Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



A neglected aspect of the South African criminal justice system is the recognition of the impact of crime on the victims. In South Africa victims of crime can still be considered to be the 'forgotten persons' of the criminal justice system.

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