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Victims of Crime Awareness Week

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Today’s New York Times has a horrific, front page story of the repeated rape of a young Texas girl, and CNN has spent time today focusing on the lawsuit against Facebook by the family of a murder victim. Both stories focus fleetingly on the victims of crime, and then the news cycle moves on. The struggle for justice for the victims and their families goes on for years and decades.

April 10 marks the beginning of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. I am talking about victims’ rights in hour two of today’s program with Collene Campbell, Alan Jackson and Steve Twist.

Campbell’s son and brother were murdered in separate incidents years apart.

Jackson, a candidate for Los Angeles County District Attorney, prosecuted the killer of Campbell’s brother.

Twist, a former prosecutor and co-author of a text of criminal procedure and victims’ rights, is one of the guiding lights of the proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution to add victims’ rights to the text of the Sixth Amendment.

Alan Jackson’s website is here. Jackson’s thoughts on “The Lost Voice” –the victim’s voice– are here. He will make a superb District Attorney for Los Angeles County.

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