Victims of Crime and Punishment: Interviews with Victims, Convicts, Their Families, and Support Groups

Victims of Crime and Punishment: Interviews with Victims, Convicts, Their Families, and Support Groups

By: Shirley Dicks (author)Paperback

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Joseph Brown confessed to a burglary he committed with an accomplice, who got even by accusing Brown of a murder. Brown was convicted and sentenced to die, although the accomplice failed a polygraph test and admitted he lied. Brown, who came within hours of execution, was released after 13 years on death row--from a chapter on a victim of punishment. ""It was a pretty rough time and we prayed that Yusuf would be found alive. Eighteen days after he disappeared, they found his body in an abandoned school.... After the funeral I was still in shock and not wanting to believe that my Yusuf would never again put his arms around my neck""--from a mother's story about her murdered son. This thought-provoking collection of interviews provides an insight into the multi-faceted issue of victims. Topics include personal accounts, support and survival and voices for reform. Also discussed are organizations that provide assistance to victims.

About Author

Shirley Dicks is the author of twelve books both traditional and self published which are listed on her website at www.shirleydicks.org.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786469451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 174
  • ID: 9780786469451
  • ISBN10: 0786469455

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