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  • March 21
    The role of the United States Attorney is to prosecute cases fairly and justly. If you are identified as a victim under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act, we will make our best effort to ensure you are provided the rights and services you are entitled to.
  • March 30

    The Alaska Institute for Justice (formerly Alaska Immigration Justice Project) is a nonprofit agency that provides low-cost immigration legal assistance to immigrants and refugees in all immigration applications including citizenship, permanent resident status, work permits, asylum, family-based petitions and immigration petitions for immigrant victims of  domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. 

  • December 8
    NCVLI recently submitted an amicus brief in an Alaska case where the trial court granted a defendant’s pretrial discovery motion and ordered the victim to disclose sensitive, confidential, and privileged health care information including information related to possible mental health and substance abuse treatment.  In our brief we urged the court to recognize a sexual assault victim’s constitutional rights to privacy and and to be treated with dignity, respect, and fairness.
  • February 28
    Alaska’s Department of Law provides a Victim-Witness Assistance Program for victims whose cases are being prosecuted.  A coordinator can provide services such as help with employers and travel arrangements, advocacy and information about the criminal justice process, and work with police and other services to stop abuse and harassment.
  • September 7
    This program provides financial assistance to victims of crime for expenses such as medical and counseling costs, loss of wages, loss of support, and funeral costs.
  • September 7
    The Office Of Victims’ Rights is an agency of the Alaska Legislature that provides free legal services to victims of crime to help them obtain the rights they are guaranteed under the Alaska constitution and statutes with regard to their contacts with police, prosecutors, judges, and other criminal justice agencies in this state, as well as to advance and protect those victim rights in court when necessary and authorized by law. 
  • August 27
    ANDVSA is a nonprofit, membership corporation made up of 22 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotlines, food, clothing, transportation, legal assistance, counseling, community education, and more.
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