When a homicide is committed, those left behind are known as survivors or secondary
victims. Should homicide survivors be treated as if they themselves were victimized or is the
secondary status appropriate? Justify and support you
Answer to Question 1
The fact that prosecutors focus mainly on convicting offenders than assisting victims does
affect how latter are treated by victim/witness assistance programs. Moser (2012) claims that law
School administrators and teachers have moral and legal obligations in student protection.
All schools must take steps to ensure a safe and healthful learning environment for children. To
ensure this, school administrators and teach
1. Victim compensation programs are an essential element in the modern society. These
programs offer vital assistance to victims of crimes. Monetary compensations help to bring
urgent financial relief to the victims and provide them with basic
1) Doerner and Lab discuss both economic and noneconomic costs of victimization. Which
category do you think is more serious? Why?
Economic costs of victimization include material losses, which can be estimated and
further compensated to the person, who h
Do you think routine activity theory provides a good explanation of victimization?
How do your own personal routine activities increase or decrease your risk of
In my opinion, routine activity theory provides us with good explan