National Crime Victim Law Institute
NAVRA CLE training - Advocating on Behalf of Your Client’s Right to be Heard at Sentencing: From Victim Impact Statements to Sentencing Memoranda
Date: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT September 27 Location: online training
Affording crime victims their right to be heard at sentencing is often a crucial step for victims on their path to healing and finding justice. Victims may exercise this right in a variety of ways, such as by making a written, oral or even recorded victim impact statement; or by filing a sentencing memorandum. This presentation will discuss each avenue. The presentation will also address ethical considerations that may come into play when working with victims seeking to be heard at sentencing.
Presenter: Terry L. Campos, J.D., Senior Legal Team Member, NCVLI. Ms. Campos’ bio is available here
An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 1.0 MCLE credit (requesting 0.25 ethics credits and 0.75 general credits) for this program. This program will be approved for 1.0 general MCLE credit with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.