Akron Beacon Journal: New, online tool kit will help crime victims navigate their rights; Judge Carol Dezso honored
Crime victims in Ohio may not be aware of the more than 650 rights they have under federal and state law.
A new, online tool kit is aimed at helping victims to navigate these protections that follow them from the hospital room to the courtroom and beyond.
“We’re hoping the tool kit will provide them with the information they need,” Cathy Harper Lee, who heads up the Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center that is launching the tool kit, said Tuesday during a Victims’ Rights Week luncheon in Akron.
Lee said the tool kit is the first of its kind in the world.