What about innocent crime victims who get robbed of their purses or money? Or their cars are stolen and trashed? What if they lose time from their jobs? Do they ever get paid back? How are they compensated? In Minnesota where I practice criminal law, here are seven things that can help crime victims.
We always hear about the rights of accused people and all the constitutional protections every citizen has in America. They’re all critically important rights—of course. But what about innocent victims? Do crime victims have any rights?
In Minnesota, where I practice criminal law, the legislature has given crime victims several rights. Here are some: