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Victims of Crime Have the Right to:
with the prosecution.
at all proceedings where the defendant has the right to be present.
free from intimidation
, harassment, and abuse throughout the criminal justice process.
informed of all proceedings
and the release, transfer, escape or recapture of the accused or convicted person.
A speedy trial or disposition
and a prompt and final conclusion of the case after the conviction or sentence.
from the offender.
, when relevant, at all critical stages of the criminal justice process.
informed of each of these rights
established for victims.
(Tennessee Constitution Article I, § 35 – Rights of victims of crimes)
Call us for more information about your rights in the criminal justice system and how we can help you navigate your case!
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