Event Spotlight

NAVRA is a project of NCVLI.  Explore NAVRA and other NCVLI events that promote balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing. 

Strategic Litigation of Victims' Rights with Prof. Paul Cassell and NCVLI Executive Director Meg Garvin

Strategic Litigation of Victims’ Rights with Paul Cassell, J.D., Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah and Meg Garvin, M.A., J.D., Executive Director, NCVLI. This webinar training will provide attendees a general overview of strategic litigation as a tool to achieve legal and social change through test cases. The presenters will provide examples of previously litigated test cases that have proven successful in advancing victims’ rights and will discuss key victims’ rights.  Register Here!

Salt Lake City Utah: ABC's of Representing Victims of Crime

Access to justice requires competent legal advocacy, and yet too often victims of crime do not receive the legal representation that they need to protect their rights.  You can help! 

National Crime Victim's Rights Week Event

This year, NCVLI's National Crime Victim's Rights week event program includes opening remarks by Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, an award ceremony, and a panel discussion on: “Sexual Assault Victim Rights Across Campus, Civil & Criminal Justice Systems.”   The event will be held at Portland State University.  For more information, please visit this page.    

Charity Run - Team Running for Victims’ Rights

Event image Are you a runner?  You can run and support NCVLI at the same time!

Effective Legal Representation of Child-Victims: An Online Live Chat

Event image This final session in the three-part series – Effective Legal Representation of Child-Victims – will be an online live chat.  The series' goal has been to enhance the ability of attorneys to provide effective legal representation of child-victims regarding their rights in criminal cases, and this final training will allow practitioners who participated in the first two trainings to collaborate,

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2018 Crime Victim Law Conference

Event image NCVLI's annual Crime Victim Law Conference, now in its 17th year, continues to be the only national conference focusing on rights enforcement in criminal cases, which is a critical but often overlooked component of holistic victim services.

From Dynamics to Trauma in Sexual Assault Cases: Why, When, and How to Use an Expert Witness

Event image A live webcast presented by Erin Greenawald, Senior Assistant Attorney General for Oregon DOJ.

Washington State Victim Assistance Academy

Washington State Victim Assistance Academy

Legal Restrictions on Litigant and Witness Anonymity in a Digital Age

Event image A live webcast presented by Jennifer A. Brobst, J.D., LL.M., Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law.

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Join a growing professional association dedicated to the protection, enforcement, and advancement of crime victims' rights in all justice systems. Members can access NAVRA's benefits, provide pro bono representation to crime victims, refer cases for pro bono representation, stay up-to-date on relevant case law, and more!