Read the following two articles “Crime Victims’ Rights: From Illusion to Reality” and “Vengeance Time” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Write a 350- to 700-word personal reflection that addresses the following:
What is your personal stance on the current state of victims’ rights in America?
Do you believe that the 2004 Crime Victims’ Rights Act (CRVA) has been successful? Explain.
Is there ever a circumstance in which you feel vengeance is appropriate, even when it means breaking a law? Explain your response.
Do you agree with the actions of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)? Why or why not?