Content tagged with "Meg Garvin"
Recipient of the John W. Gillis Leadership Award, presented by the national organization Parents of Murdered Children. August 1, 2015.
Member of the Federal Sentencing Commission’s Victim Advisory Group, which is charged with making recommendations regarding federal sentencing guidelines. Appointed August 18, 2014.
On the state of crime victims’ rights in the military in the context of sexual assault, and on how the military’s special victims’ council program is performing. Judicial Proceedings Panel on Sexual Assault in the Military, Washington, D.C. November 14, 2014.
Doug Beloof, Professor of Law and Secretary of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI), retired this summer. He has been a staunch and compassionate advocate of crime victims’ rights for almost 40 years, coming onto the criminal justice scene as a young prosecutor in the 1980s when crime victims’ rights were just beginning to be publicly discussed.
October 5Two Lewis & Clark law students, Sarah Fine ’18 and Kaylee Dickerboom ’19, spent the months researching and assisting in drafting arguments to inform an appellate brief filed in Arizona on behalf of a victim of crime. Their arguments prevailed and the court ruled in favor of the crime victim.