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National Crime Victim Law Institute

Webinar: Incapacitated & Deceased Victims Have Rights Too; but what are they?

Date: 12:00pm - 1:15pm PDT October 15, 2014

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This training will discuss the unique challenges that arise in the context of incapacitated or deceased victims (whether they are deceased from the crime itself or otherwise).  Among the topics to be covered:  the use of in-life photos during trial and victim impact; model rights directives which are critical for loved ones to be able to exercise the victims’ rights; survival of privileges; restitution; and more.

This webinar may be eligible for CLE Credit; check with you local bar association regarding requirements.

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- About the Presenter - 

Amy Liu, J.D.
At NCVLI, Ms. Liu has provided legal technical assistance to attorneys and victim advocates on a wide range of crime victims’ rights issues; drafted trial and appellate amicus briefs; presented on victims’ rights issues at local and national conferences; and conducted practical skills trainings for attorneys across the country.  Before joining NCVLI, Ms. Liu worked in student services at the University of Iowa College of Law and also practiced law as a litigation associate in the Los Angeles offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.  Ms. Liu clerked for the Honorable Audrey B. Collins and the Honorable Robert J. Kelleher of the United States District Court, Central District of California.  She received her B.A. in Economics/Business and J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. 


As part of the Legal Assistance for Crime Victims: An OVC Capacity Building Initiative, OVC TTAC and the National Crime Victim Law Institute are working collaboratively to expand the availability of pro bono and no-cost legal assistance for victims of crime nationally.  Part of that collaboration includes developing and delivering a series of webinar trainings.  This webinar is one in the series. Visit to learn more. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in the webinar are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Office for Victims of Crime or OVC TTAC.