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National Crime Victim Law Institute

NCVLI’s Victim Law Library

This library contains crime victim law publications and recorded trainings.  

Materials are organized by topic and may be accessed by selecting the relevant right, victim type, or procedural posture.  For a collection of case summaries impacting victims’ rights, visit our New & Noteworthy Court Opinions.  All information is educational and intended for informational purposes only; it does not constitute legal advice, nor does it substitute for legal advice. For more information about NCVLI publications, click here. 

Hot Off The Presses

Violence Against Women Bulletin: Understanding the Intersection of Title IX and Victims’ Rights: Protecting Victims from Subpoenas for School Disciplinary Records**; NCVLI’s publication providing a critical analysis of important victims’ rights topics to assist victims’ rights attorneys and advocates working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and other crimes against women.

To download a PDF version of the Bulletin, click here.



To view a full list of victims’ rights by state click here

Civil Justice System
Definition of “Victim”
Fraud/Identity Theft
History/Theory of Victims’ Rights
Secondary Trauma/Secondary Victimization
Violence Against Women


Don’t see what you’re looking for? Please contact NCVLI at for additional victim law materials and resources.

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