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The Rights of Victims and Their Survivors

Chapter 11 includes a discussion about the rights of victims and their survivors. For this week’s discussion, refer to your textbook and the two sources listed below:

Then, respond to the following three prompts:

  1. Describe what the current rights of victims and their survivors are and what you think they should be?
  2. Discuss whether victims and their survivors should have rights equal to the offenders in their crimes.
  3. Do you think there should be a federal constitutional amendment that protects the rights of victims? Explain in detail why or why not this constitutional amendment would or would not be a good idea.