29 Pages Posted: 17 Apr 2004
In this paper, Markus Dubber provides an overview of the victim's role in American penal law, from the general and special part of substantive criminal law to the imposition of penal norms in the criminal process and, eventually, to the actual enforcement of norms upon suspects and convicts.
Keywords: Victims, victims' rights, criminal law, criminal procedure
JEL Classification: K14
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Dubber, Markus D., The Victim in American Penal Law: A Systematic Overview. Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=531803