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National Crime Victim Law Institute


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

  • Partnering to Protect Victims of Trafficking

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    Since 2014, we have been involved with holding Backpage accountable for facilitating sex trafficking on its webpage, including the trafficking of children. Click here to read about our effort and partners.
  • Collaboration in Arizona to Enhance Rights Enforcement

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    September marks one year of operation for an amazing collaborative effort in Arizona.  The Victims’ Rights Enforcement Project is an innovative partnership of six organizations working to secure enforcement of victims’ legal rights through pro bono legal and social services to crime victims.  Click here to read more about the project and its impact.

  • Fighting for Victim Privacy

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    Most jurisdictions have passed laws that limit or prohibit the use of evidence of a victim’s past sexual history to undermine that victim’s credibility- commonly referred to as rape shield laws. These laws are meant to protect victims from disclosure of private information. Click here to read about one case in which we are fighting to protect a victims’ privacy in the aftermath of her rape and murder.