2014 Crime Victim Law Conference


TENTATIVE
 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

CLE credits are being applied for from the Oregon State Bar for the National Crime Victim Law Conference 

Questions about the program? Please check the FAQ page. If you do not find an answer please contact us at ncvliconference@lclark.edu or 503-768-6819. 

Friday, June 20, 2014

7:30 - 8:45 AM: Registration and Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Meg Garvin, MA, JD, Executive Director, National Crime Victim Law Institute 

9:00 - 10:00 AM: Opening Plenary

Architecture of a Victims’ Rights Case: How Amy Made it to the U.S. Supreme Court
Paul Cassell, JD, Professor of Criminal Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah
James Marsh, JD, Attorney, Marsh Law Firm

10:00 - 10:20 AM: Break
10:20 - 11:35 AM: Breakout Session 1

Fundamentals of Victims’ Rights for Attorneys
Meg Garvin, MA, JD, Executive Director, National Crime Victim Law Institute 

Reevaluating the Reliability Assumptions that Support the Rules of Evidence: Impact on Victims of Crime
Jennifer Brobst, JD, Legal Director, Center for Child and Family Health

The Neurobiology of Trauma: Using Science to Explain Counterintuitive Victim Behavior to Courts
Christopher Wilson, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist 

From Victim to Perpetrator: Shifting Identities in the Eyes of the Law
Joshua Safran, JD, Attorney

11:35 - 1:05 PM: Luncheon Plenary

Modern Day Slavery - At Home and Abroad
Hon. Amanda Marshall, JD, U.S. Attorney, District of Oregon

Presentation of Outstanding Achievement Awards 

1:05 - 1:25 PM: Break
1:25 - 2:40 PM: Breakout Session 2 

Access to Justice for Victims Who are Visually Impaired
Richard Turner, Orientation and Career Center Director, Oregon Commission for the Blind
Dave Ponce, Training Manager and Licensed Instructor, Guide Dogs of America
Rebecca Khalil, JD, Attorney, National Crime Victim Law Institute 

Victims’ Rights in State and Federal Post-Sentencing Proceedings – How Victims and Victims’ Representatives Can Make a Difference
Russell Butler, JD, Executive Director, Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc.
Tom Brunker, JD, Attorney, Utah Attorney General’s Office 

Title IX: What Every Victim’s Attorney Should Know
John Clune, JD, Attorney, Hutchinson, Black and Cook, LLC 

A High Wire Act: Advocating for Victims While Avoiding Unlawful Practice of Law      
Terry Campos, JD, Attorney, National Crime Victim Law Institute 
Helen O’Brien, Crime Victims’ Rights  Program Coordinator, Oregon Department of Justice

2:40 - 3:00 PM: Break
3:00 - 4:15 PM: Breakout Session 3

Improving Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Violence: The “You Have Options” Program 
Carrie Hull, Detective, Ashland Police Department (Oregon)

Rape Reform: Where Have We Been & Where Are We Going? 
Doug Beloof, JD, Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School, NCVLI Board Member  

Representing High Profile Survivors in a High-Tech Era: The Impact of Comprehensive Services
Bridgette Harwood, JD, Director of Legal Services, Network for Victim Recovery of DC

Nikki Charles, MA, Director of Therapeutic and Advocacy Services, Network for Victim Recovery of DC
Steve Kelly, JD, Attorney, Network for Victim Recovery of DC
Matt Ornstein, JD, Attorney, Network for Victim Recovery of DC

Understanding the Sword and Shield of Technology
Valenda Applegarth, JD, Attorney, Boston Legal Services

4:15 - 4:30 PM: Break
4:30 - 5:00 PM: Closing Plenary

The Long Journey for Victims
Doug Houser, JD 

5:00 - 6:30 PM: Crime Victims’ Rights Reception

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Saturday, June 21, 2014


7:45 - 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 9:20 AM Opening Plenary

Audism & Deaf Community Cultural Wealth 
Flavia Fleischer, PhD, Chair of the Deaf Studies Department, California State University, Northridge

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Break
9:40 - 10:55 AM:  Breakout Session 4

The Unique Challenges of Protecting Child-Victims’ Rights
Sarah Hunt, JD, State Issues and Ethics Officer, Stateside Associates
Meghan Bishop, JD, Attorney

The Unique Hurdles Faced By LGBT Crime Victims & Their Families
Shelbi Day, JD, Attorney

From Online Victimization to a Reflection on Violence and Trauma in U.S. Tribal Policy:  A survey of emerging issues in victim law
Susan East Nelson, Law Student, Southern University Law Center
Alexandra Kinsella, Law Student, University of Colorado Law
Specified Individual TBD but will include s
tudents from the International Perspectives on Cybercrime 2014 Intensive Exchange Program jointly run by the University of Canberra (Australia) and Simon Fraser University (Canada) in Vancouver, with participation also from the City University of Hong Kong

Human Trafficking and Intersections of Civil, Criminal, and Administrative Systems: A Case Study – Part I
Katrina Watson, JD, Attorney, Immigration Counseling Service
Amy Liu, JD, Attorney, National Crime Victim Law Institute 
Megan Dorton, JD, Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Jessica Glynn, JD, Attorney, Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program

10:55 - 11:15 AM: Break
11:15 - 12:35 PM: Breakout Session 5

“Pursuit of Truth: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Seeking Justice.” A Film Screening and Discussion
Valerie Gibson, Executive Producer/Co-Producer, Vertigo Charitable Foundation
Neil Jaffee, JD, Legal Counsel/Co-Producer, Vertigo Charitable Foundation 

Roundtable #2: Causation & the Definition of Victim: Implications for Restitution Specifically
Facilitated discussion led by Rebecca Khalil, JD; and Sarah LeClair, JD; Attorneys, National Crime Victim Law Institute

Human Trafficking and Intersections of Civil, Criminal, and Administrative Systems: A Case Study – Part II
Katrina Watson, JD, Attorney, Immigration Counseling Service
Amy Liu, JD, Attorney, National Crime Victim Law Institute 
Megan Dorton, JD, Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Oregon 

Federal Crime Victims’ Rights Act: Looking Back on 10 Years of Litigation
Paul Cassell, JD, Professor of Criminal Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah
Steve Twist, President and General Counsel, Services Group of America, Inc.

12:35 - 2:05 PM: Luncheon Plenary

Military Special Victim Counsel Program - Reflections on Year of Practice and Lessons for the Future*
Captain Seth Dilworth, JD, Special Victims’ Counsel, United States Air Force

Presentation of Outstanding Achievement Awards

2:05 - 2:25 PM: Break
2:25 - 3:40 PM: Breakout Session 6

Victims’ Rights in the Courts: A Year in Review
Meg Garvin, MA, JD, Executive Director, National Crime Victim Law Institute 

Advocating for Child Victims of Crime in the 21st Century
Warren H. Binford, JD, Associate Professor of Law & Director, Clinical Law Program Willamette University College of Law

Military Sexual Assault: How the Military Infrastructure Can Simultaneously Provide Unparalleled Services to Victims While Adding to Their Trauma*
Captain Lauren Rosenblatt, JD, Special Victims’ Counsel, United States Air Force 
Captain Aaron Buzawa, JD, Special Victims’ Counsel, United State Air Force

3:40 - 4:00 PM: Break 
4:00 - 4:30 PM: Closing Plenary

Advancing Victims’ Rights
Doug Beloof, JD
Paul Cassell, JD
Meg Garvin, JD
Steve Twist, JD

4:30PM End of Conference

 


 Questions about the program? Please contact NCVLI at ncvliconference@lclark.edu or 503-768-6819. 

 

*NCVLI and its conference are not officially endorsed by the Department of Defense or USAF

Never Whisper Justice; Demand Victims’ Rights

June 20-21, 2014, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland,OR