Go to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office website 

Go to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office website and learn about victim services. What information is available that could be helpful working our victim Reyna from the previous case study #2?

Go to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office website

Go to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office website and learn about victim services. What information is available that could be helpful working our victim Reyna from the previous case study #2? What is the Maricopa County Victims’ Compensation Fund? Review the Victims’ Compensation Brochure and Application for Crime Victim Compensation on the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office website.

Review “Victims Comp Rules” posted in the FILES section of our classroom. Would Reyna (from case study #2) be eligible for benefits? Do you ethically/theoretically agree with your findings?

The student will write a 2-3 page (double spaced and in APA format) response to how he/she would address the questions, or scenario provided. Two or more references supporting the logic of your decisions should be listed. Although every page is number ed, when 2-3 pages are require, that means you must have 2-3 pages of text. Your title page and reference page are in addition to those 2-3 pages. These studies are designed for the student to think critically beyond definitions and resources, and to consider how they are applied in the real world.

(The below is case study 2 information on Reyna)

Reyna is a 28 year Mexican national living in the United States illegally. She speaks broken English and does not have education beyond the 6th grade. She has three children, two of whom were born in the United States. Reyna is currently living with the father of her two youngest children, an American born Latino who is bilingual. Reyna’s boyfriend uses and sells meth, and has convinced Reyna to make meth sales out of their apartment when customers stop by and he is out. Reyna is arrest ed after twice selling to an undercover detective and has plead ed guilty to a class 4 felony. She also receives probation and continues to live with her boyfriend.

Reyna recently was physically beaten and raped by her boyfriend’s brother. Her nose is broken and she has lost two teeth. She wants to report the felony crime to LE, but is fearful. Reyna’s boyfriend does not want Reyna to report the crime. Further, what would you advise Reyna? Additionally, how would you explain things to her? Make sure also to review what a “UVISA” is and how it might apply to Reyna’s situation. Go to the Federal Government’s website to learn about a “UVISA”. Moreover, how will Reyna’s prior felony conviction factor into her eligibility for a UVISA?

The student will write a 2-3 page (double spaced and in APA format) response to how he/she would address the questions, or scenario provided. Further, two or more references supporting the logic of your decisions should be listed. Although every page is number ed, when 2-3 pages are require, that means you must have 2-3 pages of text. Your title page and reference page are in addition to those 2-3 pages. These studies are design ed for the student to think critically beyond definitions and resources, and to consider how they are apply in the real world.

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