The Act allows the victim of a crime to be present in the courtroom at the sole discretion of the judge; failure of the victim to exercise this right does not give the defendant grounds for appeal.
Georgia State University Law Review
"CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Victim of Crime: Present at Trial,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 1
, Article 23.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol1/iss2/23