Question and answer
Why were victim-impact statements granted?
One purpose of the statement is to allow the person or persons most directly affected by the crime to address the court during the decision making process. It is seen to personalize the crime and elevate the status of the victim. [ From the victim's point of view it is regarded as valuable in aiding their emotional recovery from their ordeal. It has also been suggested they may confront an
offender with the results of their crime and thus aid rehabilitation. ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Where did victim-impact statements originate?

User: Why were victim-impact statements granted?

Weegy: One purpose of the statement is to allow the person or persons most directly affected by the crime to address the court during the decision making process. It is seen to personalize the crime and elevate the status of the victim. [ From the victim's point of view it is regarded as valuable in aiding their emotional recovery from their ordeal. It has also been suggested they may confront an offender with the results of their crime and thus aid rehabilitation. ]
Expert answered|lisawelch|Points 5648|

Question
Asked 10/15/2012 1:23:34 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
17,451,993 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Factor the expression. 90x^2 + 33x + 3
Weegy: 90x^2 + 33x + 3 = 3(5x + 1)(6x + 1)
9/20/2014 1:19:07 AM| 5 Answers
What are some of the inventions and ideas attributed to Leonardo da ...
Weegy: And Leonardo da Vinci, who is known for his paintings, only managed to finish 17 paintings ... deficient social ...
9/20/2014 7:55:12 PM| 3 Answers
If your muscles are not getting enough oxygen during exercise, they ...
Weegy: If your muscles are not getting enough oxygen during exercise, they will stop moving. This is FALSE.
9/20/2014 4:37:01 PM| 2 Answers
From his time in Congress, Johnson was known for his skills in ...
Weegy: The answer is A. compromise. User: President Ford’s policy toward the Soviet Union focused on A. changing ...
9/20/2014 12:28:36 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
P
C
L
Points 2295 [Total 26693]| Ratings 5| Comments 2245| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2124 [Total 8655]| Ratings 9| Comments 2034| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
P
C
1
Points 1731 [Total 17670]| Ratings 12| Comments 1611| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 1683 [Total 11463]| Ratings 0| Comments 1683| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1509 [Total 18681]| Ratings 5| Comments 1459| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 609 [Total 11855]| Ratings 0| Comments 609| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 535 [Total 1205]| Ratings 0| Comments 535| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 530 [Total 19061]| Ratings 1| Comments 520| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 428 [Total 5552]| Ratings 4| Comments 388| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 64 [Total 64]| Ratings 2| Comments 34| Invitations 1|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.