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. 

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.

NAVRA Members Receive Electronic Version of Latest Crime Victim Law Update

This week, current NAVRA members received the latest NCVLI Crime Victim Law Update in electronic form. This informative publication is a quarterly release which features up-to-date court opinions from various jurisdictions which directly affect victims’ rights across the country. The current issue covers opinions issued from April through June 2011 with topics ranging from specific victims’ rights and related constitutional issues to standing and enforcement.

Huge Win for Victims of Child Abuse Imagery

On October 1, 2012 the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that victims depicted in child abuse imagery have a right to restitution when a defendant is found in possession of the images, regardless of whether the defendant created or distributed them.  This ruling is significant for victims of these crimes, whose images are often spread widely among networks of criminals who view their abuse, resulting in thousands and thousands of viewings.  Imagine knowing that images of your abuse as a child are being viewed around the world for years, with no way to halt this re-victimization.  The rea

Making Victims' Rights a Reality

ENVISION JUSTICE Too often victims of crime are treated merely as a piece of evidence in a case. Yet, the law affords victims rights. Among  these are the rights to be notified, present, and heard at criminal justice proceedings; and the rights to privacy, protection, and restitution.  

New Resource: Know your Rights!


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