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Unformatted text preview: harm a victim suffered irrelevant in a criminal trial. (C) 10. As Justice John Paul Stevens correctly points out, the defendant should have more rights than the state in a criminal trial. (D) 11. Victim impact statements force juries to base their decisions on emotion rather than on objective facts. (B) 12. As Deborah Kelly, chair of the American Bar Associations Victims Committee, accurately concludes, victims satisfaction with the criminal justice system depends more on how they were treated than how severely their assailants were punished. (D) 13. Everyone knows that judges let criminals off too easily. (A) 14. Intelligent people agree that victims rights deny the accused the right to a fair and impartial trial. (D) 15. As the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist, states, there is no constitutional rule that excludes victim impact statements. ( D)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course HSM 210 taught by Professor Shellymcdowell during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
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