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National Crime Victim Law Institute


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

  • Responding to a Changing World

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    Privacy is critical to many victims. Since NCVLI’s founding, we have received calls on a near weekly basis seeking help protecting privacy. In recent years, these requests have morphed to include protecting privacy in the face of technology - including cell phones. Click here  to read more.
  • Partnering to Protect Rights in the Courts

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    NCVLI filed an amicus curiae brief on August 5th in the Arizona Court of Appeals fighting to protect victims’ rights! Click here  to learn more.
  • New Quicktool Available

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    A new Quicktool on the right to privacy is now available. Click here to watch this and Quicktools on other victims’ rights.


September 4th, 2015

October 18th, 2015

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    Volunteer Spotlight:  Dmitriy Golosinskiy began volunteering at NCVLI in the fall of 2014 and will start her second year at Lewis & Clark law School this fall.
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    Intern Spotlight: Tegan Waring is one of NCVLI’s Summer Interns and will start her junior year at Smith College this fall.
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    Johanna Costa is the Director of Victim Services at the Washington County District Attorney’s Office in Hillsboro, Oregon, where she leads a team of 20 staff and volunteer advocates in supporting victims of all types of crime. NCVLI is pleased to present Johanna with the 2015 Gail Burns-Smith Excellence in Victim Services Award.

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