On November 7, Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune story, “Crime victims seek more say in judicial process.”
“In some ways, crime victims are the odd man out in the criminal justice system,” Cassell told the Tribune. “Defendants don’t want victims involved in the criminal process because they are afraid the victim will seek harsh justice. The prosecutors don’t like to be second-guessed by victims and are used to running the show in a criminal case.”
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