• First, choose one of the following judicial roles:
    • Prosecution
    • Defense
    • Judge
  • Next, identify a recent or historic criminal case in which elements of victim participation have played a prominent role.

Write a 750- to 1,250-word paper that addresses the following:

  • Explain how the judicial role you chose is affected by one type of victim participation.
  • Explain how the victim may be affected by this type of victim participation.
  • Explain how victim participation affected, or may have affected, the outcome of the case. Use examples from the recent or historic case that you found to illustrate your analysis.
  • Explain how a victim impact statement can affect sentencing in general and contribute to either correcting or adding to sentence disparity.

References Must come from:

Karmen, A. (2020). Crime victims: An introduction to victimology (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

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  • Chapter 5, “The Ongoing Controversy over Shared Responsibility” (pp. 146–199)
  • Chapter 7, “Victims’ Rights and the Criminal Justice System” (pp. 231–272)

And 2 other references of your choice