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National Crime Victim Law Institute


NCVLI fights for victims through legal advocacy, training and education, and public policy. 

  • Protecting Child-Victims Beyond Age 18

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    In Arizona, a child-victim reported her stepfather’s sexual abuse of her and the State initiated criminal proceedings against him. The case was delayed until the child-victim turned 18, at which point Defendant tried to compel the victim’s mother to submit to an interview. Click here to read more about the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision in this case.
  • Securing Victims’ Voice

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    In a recent decision, the Utah Supreme Court affirmed victims’ right to file independent papers (i.e., pleadings) in support of their right to seek restitution. Click here to read about the decision.
  • Support Victims Through Your Holiday Shopping

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    There are many ways to support crime victims and now that the holiday shopping season is upon us there are a number of easy ways to give while you shop!  Click here to learn more.


December 17th, 2014

January 27th, 2015

  • 1st Annual Voices for Justice Reception
    Join us for the 1st annual Voices for Justice Reception. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, along-time advocate for victims’ rights, will be our featured speaker. Come together to celebrate victims’ voices and honor local victims’ rights heroes.

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    Laura Dunn, J.D. is the Executive Director of SurvJustice, a non-profit whose mission is to prevent campus sexual violence and improve campus response to survivors. Laura will be a keynote speaker at NCVLI’s 2015 Conference. Click here to learn more about her.

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    Alexandra Kinsella is a writing contest winner for NCVLI’s 2014 Conference. She just completed her second year at the University of Colorado School of Law.
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    Intern Spotlight: Courtney Kiehl is one of NCVLI’s Legal Interns for the Summer of 2014 and just completed her second year at Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law.

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