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Crime Victims' Bill Of Rights*

The right to be treated with fairness and respect for the victim's dignity and privacy

The right to be reasonably protected from the accused offender

The right to be notified of court proceedings

The right to be present at all public court proceedings related to the offense, unless the court determines that testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at trial

The right to confer with the attorney for the Government in the case

The right to restitution

The right to information about the conviction, sentencing, imprisonment, and release of the offender.

*42 United States Code, Section 10606

Updated February 19, 2015

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