Beyond Offender and Victim Toward a Humane, Event-Centered Language for Talking about People Involved in Crime and Violence

Overview

Beyond Offender and Victim explains rationale behind the Vera demonstration project Common Justice’s use of “harmed party” and “responsible party” to describe the person who survives harm and the person who causes harm, respectively.

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  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021
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