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Four Types of Vigilantism
1) victims unleashing more force than the law permits under the doctrine of self-defense
2) retaliatory actions carried out on behalf of victims by family members or close friends
3) victims avenging an earlier incident
4) spontaneous mob actions in which a crowd responds to a victim's plea for help and gets carried away, beating or killing suspects, represents vigilantism by bystanders
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Author: ackerman_jordan
Main topic: Criminology
Topic: Victimology
School / Univ.: UNR
City: Reno
Published: 09.05.2010




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