What is the syndrome called when a person feels bad for the criminal instead of the victim?
Compassion is always important, but where a criminal is attracting sympathy while the victim is disregarded, I'd call that misplaced sympathy.
This may or may not be the answer , but there is a phenomenon called the "Stockholm Syndrome" where a person in captive type situations, like kidnap victims or battered wives, begin to identify with their captors and relate to them as friends instead of enemies. The terror the person feels at first is lessened by later acts of kindness so much so that the psychological relationship between them is changed. The initial sense of fear disappears and a sense of relief then compassion comes in.
In civil law, the party who is served with the papers beginning the civil action, and is defending the lawsuit is called the "defendant"; the party who brings the lawsuit is called the "plaintiff". In the strictest sense, the person in a criminal 'lawsuit' not a civil proceeding, is called a "defendant". The party, in the criminal action, who brings the lawsuit, a criminal proceeding, is called the "State". The representative for the criminal action…
People with Down syndrome, also called mongoloidism have 47 chromosomes. Having 65 chromosomes would be lethal, as normally having 47 chromosomes is lethal. Down syndrome is also known as trisomy 21, because instead of two copies of chromosome 21, a person with Down syndrome has three copies, which accounts for the 47th chromosome.
Can domestic abuse and Stockholm Syndrome collide Meaning can feeling guilty while being abused be called Stockholm Syndrome?
How are the cells of a person with Down syndrome different from those of a person without the disorder?
In down syndrome, a person's cells have an extra copy of chromosome 21. In other words, instead of a pair of chromosomes, a person with down syndrome has three of that chromosome. Down syndrome most often occurs when chromosomes fail to separate properly during meiosis. People with down syndrome have a degree of mental retardation. Heart defects are also common, but can be treated.
It depends on the law they break. A person who violates a civil law may be called a person who breaches a contract or or a tort feasor. A person who violates criminal law may be called a criminal. A person who is convicted of committing a crime may be called a convict or a felon. (Felon only applies if the crime was a felony.)