Advocacy and Historical Trauma: One Man's Journey
30 Jan 2018
This is a collaboration between a survivor of child sexual abuse and an experienced attorney to illustrate trauma-informed approaches to assist clients who are seeking a legal remedy as adults.
Brent Dodson, Survivor, & Claire Harwell, J.D.
Ethical Considerations for Safeguarding Victim Privacy in a Digital World
17 Nov 2017
Victims of gender-based violence often disclose intimate details of their private lives and their victimization to multiple professionals over the course of a case. Furthermore, a victim’s cell phone, computer, or social media accounts may contain relevant evidence, that raises additional privacy concerns.
Jane Anderson, J.D., & Rebecca Khalil, J.D.
Hidden in Plain Sight: Big Data and Survivor Privacy
18 Oct 2017
Survivors who have fled abuse or stalking often struggle to maintain privacy in our digital age. This training will look at how public and private information become available online and how advocates and the survivors they help can control or stop the flow of that data.
Valenda Applegarth, J.D., Senior Attorney, Greater Boston Legal Services
Restitution Review: Select Cases From The Past Year
26 Jul 2017
Criminal restitution plays a key role in helping victims heal and survive after their offenders' conviction. In this program, the presenters will review select state and federal cases from the past 12 months, articulate areas of celebration (or concern), and identify strategies for practitioners who must deal with the hurdles recent case law may present in their cases.
Meg Garvin, J.D. & Amy C. Liu, J.D.
Civil Claims for Crime Victims
13 Jul 2017
Every crime victim has a potential tort claim against the perpetrator(s) and responsible third parties. Advising the victim whether to pursue such a claim requires some basic knowledge of tort law and the interplay between civil and criminal cases.
Steven J. Kelly, J.D.