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

  • Protecting Victim Privacy - “After the Fact”

    In this day of the Internet, too often just when crime victims believe that the criminal justice chapter of the victimization is over they discover that their personal information is available in court records that are accessible online. Thus our work to protect victim privacy must include front-end and back-end advocacy! 
  • Join the Million Rising for Victims’ Rights

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    How will you support victims? Join the movement, click here to learn ways to ensure victims’ rights are protected, enforced and advanced.
  • Clarifying the Purpose of Restitution

    Contemporary criminal restitution is what is known as sui generis (i.e., legally unique), serving both civil and criminal law goals. Despite its unique nature and historical roots, defendants are beginning to argue that restitution requires a jury determination. Read more to find out how NCVLI is fighting to protect restitution for victims.

Events

August 20th, 2014

  • Protecting Privacy: Using crime victims’ rights to litigate privacy
    NCVLI staff presenting breakout session titled “ Protecting Privacy:  Using crime victims’ rights to litigate privacy” at the  National Sexual Assault Conference, “Many voices, One Movement” In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 20th, 2014. For more information on the conference, click here. 

August 28th, 2014

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Profiles

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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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    Intern Spotlight: Victoria is one of NCVLI’s Legal Interns for the Summer of 2014 and will be a second year law student at North Carolina Central University School of Law in the fall.

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