Definitions for "Victim Impact Statement"
A document attached to the presentence investigation report that describes injuries to victims; used by judges in sentencing an offender.
A written document that describes the losses, suffering, and trauma experienced by the crime victim or by the victim’s survivors. In jurisdictions where victim impact statements are used, judges are expected to consider them in arriving at an appropriate sentence for the offender.
a statement read in court during sentencing to inform the judge or jury of the effect of the offence on the victim and the victim's family.
an extremely intimate document, comparable perhaps to use of the confessional in a religious ceremony, except that a victim may have a somewhat larger, but equally controlled, audience
Keywords:  conviction, fraud, once, form, provided
A form provided to the victims of fraud once a conviction has been made that...