NCVLI fights for victims through legal advocacy, training and education, and public policy.
As part of the 2013 Webinar Series, NCVLI is planning a number of FREE webinars for the summer months. Join us for webinars ranging from the neurobiology of trauma to victims’ rights in the military. Up next: Introduction to Victims’ Rights for Attorneys on June 25th and Introduction to Victims’ Rights for Advocates on June 27th. Register now!
On Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, NCVLI hosted the 12th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference in Portland, Oregon. More than 200 attorneys, advocates, and others committed to victims’ rights gathered to learn from the leading experts in the field and engage in conversations to shape the future of the victims’ rights movement.
NCVLI held its annual Crime Victims’ Rights Reception on June 7, 2013 at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. The Reception was attended by over 200 people as well as a few guide dog puppies in training. Attendees networked and celebrated with colleagues from around the country while enjoying free food and drink, live music from local band, SloeGinFizz, and a raffle and silent auction.
June 25th, 2013
- Webinar: Introduction to Victims’ Rights for Attorneys FREE WEBINAR! Join us for an introduction to victims’ rights for attorneys! This session, designed for attorneys, will be an overview of victims’ rights laws, and an identification of common issues that victims face as they are forced to navigate the criminal justice system.
June 27th, 2013
- Webinar: Introduction to Victims’ Rights for Advocates FREE WEBINAR! Join us for an Introduction to Victims’ Rights for Advocates! This session, designed for advocates, will be an overview of victims’ rights laws, and an identification of common issues that victims face as they are forced to navigate the criminal justice system.
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The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) is a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual human rights organization that has been nationally and internationally recognized for its dedication to the identification of victims, mobilization of all sectors of the community to identify and advocate against trafficking, and provision of direct services for victims. NCVLI is proud to honor CAST with the 2013 Victims’ Rights Partnership Award.
Russell P. Butler, J.D., serves as Executive Director of the Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc. (MCVRC). Russell has litigated for victims in trial and appellate courts in Maryland, and beyond. NCVLI is proud to present Russell with the 2013 Legal Advocacy Award.
Chanpone Sinlapasai-Okamura is a partner at Marandas & McClellan. Chanpone focuses on immigration law and specializes in assisting survivors of crime. NCVLI is pleased to present Chanpone with the 2013 Gail Burns-Smith Excellence in Victim Services Award.