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,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol1/iss2/23