These short answer questions are intended to measure your understanding of the material. Each question can be answered in 1-3 paragraphs with 5-7 sentences/paragraph. Your answers should be completed and submitted as one document.
On rare occasions, a case involving a crime victim raises significant legal issues that have not yet been addressed and resolved by some earlier judicial ruling. Identify and discuss two recent Supreme Court decisions and their direct effect on crime victims
. What are the minimalist and maximalist perspectives on the incidence, prevalence, and seriousness of child abuse? Describe changes in the treatment of victims of domestic violence by police, prosecutors, and judges. Explain the debate over victim provocation and murder in cases of intimate partner violence.