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Volume 19  Number 2  •  Fall 2014
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Let’s Focus on Victim Justice, Not Criminal Justice
By Bruce L. Benson
This article appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of The Independent Review

Americans would enjoy significant cost savings and other benefits if the “criminal justice” system emphasized victims’ rights to restitution instead of punishment for offenses against the state. Focusing on “victim justice” would be easier to achieve with the adoption of full-scale privatization (not government “contracting out”) of security services, investigations, pursuit, prosecution, adjudication, and sentencing.

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