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April 29, 2007

NPR piece on victims' rights

Providing a fitting close to National Crime Victims' Rights Week, NPR's All Things Considered today ran this story entitled "Debating the Value of Victims' Rights Laws."  Here is the set up:

The federal government and every state have laws granting victims of crime certain legal rights. Prosecutors and victims' rights group say these laws let victims' voices be heard. But defense lawyers argue they threaten the rights of defendants.

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