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2011-09-28 10:36:53

A new study into victim´s satisfaction with the criminal justice system has found many victims feel their involvement in the justice system adds to their feelings of loss and trauma A new study into victim's satisfaction with the criminal justice system has found many victims feel their involvement in the justice system adds to their feelings of loss and trauma. The study is an Australian first with the University of Melbourne and Victim Support Australia joining forces to ask...

2009-04-06 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of the tragedy in Binghamton, N.Y., the U.S. Department of Justice set up two toll-free telephone numbers and is providing funding to assist victims and their families. Through the Department's Office of Justice Program's Office for Victims of Crime and the FBI's Office of Victims Assistance, the Department is providing federal assistance to the New York Crime Victims Board and on-site assistance to the Binghamton Crime Victims...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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