Monthly Archives: July 2011

Victims Confront Offenders, Face To Face

Victims Confront Offenders, Face To Face July 28, 2011 Audio for this story from Talk of the Nation will be available at approx. 6:00 p.m. ET.

Guests Sujatha Baliga, senior program specialist, National Council on Crime and Delinquency Robert Johnson, former president, National District Attorneys Association July 28, 2011 Even when criminal cases end in guilty verdicts, sometimes victims need more. A growing number of jurisdictions are giving offenders and victims a chance to meet each other, and even reconcile. Some go further, giving crime victims a say in the offenders’ punishment, without ever going to trial.