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What Is Victim Advocacy?

May 04, 2015

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An excerpt from the Law Street article on the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCLIV) and Victim Advocacy.

“An unfortunate reality of the world in which we live is that new crimes are perpetrated and new victims are created every day. There’s a firmly carved out space in our justice system–and by extension, our society–for offenders. But what about the victims of crimes? What spaces do they occupy in our justice system, and what rights do they have? Read on to learn about the pressing issues in victims’ rights, and what progress is being made to advocate for victims within our justice system”

 

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