2008, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Unlocking the homicide maze : the key to a better understanding of the criminal justice system and services for persons affected by homicide.

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Unlocking the homicide maze : the key to a better understanding of the criminal justice system and services for persons affected by homicide
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/188464035
Edition
  • [2nd ed.?]
Physical Description
  • viii, 79 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Published
  • [Adelaide, S. Aust.] Commissioner for Victims' Rights, 2008
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Unlocking the homicide maze : the key to a better understanding of the criminal justice system and services for persons affected by homicide.
Other Authors
  • South Australia. Attorney-General's Dept. Commissioner for Victims' of Crime (issuing body.)
  • Homicide Victims Support Group of South Australia; South Australia. Commissioner for Victims' Rights
Edition
  • [2nd ed.?]
Published
  • [Adelaide, S. Aust.] Commissioner for Victims' Rights, 2008
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • viii, 79 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • "This book was written as an informative guide to help families and friends who have lost a loved one through homicide along the difficult journey to rebuild a new life ... [it] aims to: explain processes in simple, easy-to-understand language; provide families and friends of homicide victims with accurate information about the prosecution services and other systems they are likely to encounter; demystify the criminal justice system; provide an information section for easy access to services; ensure victims are aware of their rights as victims of crime; and provide a glossary of terms you may come across." -- p. i, vii.
Contents
  • Declaration of principles governing treatment of victims of crime
  • Police investigation of homicide
  • Bail
  • Funerals
  • Coroner 's Office
  • Coping after the trauma
  • Victim Support Service (VSS)
  • Role of Homicide Victim Support Group (HVSG)
  • Dealing with the media
  • Decision to prosecute
  • Office for the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)
  • Witness assistance service (DPP)
  • Legal process
  • Legal process - flowchart
  • Court room layout
  • Victim impact statements
  • Appeals
  • Mental impairment
  • Victims of crime compensation
  • Correctional services
  • Parole Board of SA
  • Giving feedback or lodging complaints
  • Commissioner for Victims' Rights
  • Glossary
  • Resources.
Notes
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0957707266
Dewey Number
  • 362.88099423
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Australian Institute of Criminology. JV Barry Library. May not be open to the public 295955; 362.88099423 UNL Book; Illustrated English
National Library of Australia. Open to the public 6268252; Np 2013-1359 Book; Illustrated English
State Library of South Australia. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
State Library of Victoria. Open to the public 2834982; held Book; Illustrated English
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