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  • NCVLI’s Crime Victim Law Conference continues to be the only national conference focused on rights enforcement in Victim Law, including rights enforcement in criminal cases.  Professionals serving victims gather to learn, share best practices, and plan the future of victims’ rights.

    Law Student Writing Competition 

    Law students are invited to submit an original paper or abstract analyzing the legal rights of crime victims. Winners receive a monetary prize and selected papers are eligible for presentation at the Conference. Click here to download an application and apply. Applications are due Friday, January 10, 2020.

    Call for 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award Nominations - Nomination Deadline is Extended

    Celebrate excellence in the victims’ services field: nominate an Outstanding Achievement Award Honoree by Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).  Click here to download a nomination form to nominate a person or organization for the following categories:

    • Legal Advocacy Award: This award recognizes crime victims’ rights attorneys who have dedicated and committed their time to representing victims of crime in the criminal justice system.
    • Gail Burns-Smith Excellence in Victims’ Services Award: This award recognizes outstanding efforts of an advocate, attorney, or allied professional in advancing the rights of crime victims and shedding light on often hidden issues.
    • Victims’ Rights Partnership Award: This award recognizes the collaborative efforts of individuals and/or organizations that have devoted their time to advancing crime victims’ rights.

    Call for Proposals: 2020 Crime Victim Law Conference

    The deadline for proposal submissions has passed, but we encourage you to keep checking back for updates on our Conference Agenda.  Thank you to everyone who submitted this year!  


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