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. 

Save the Date for NCVLI's 11th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference

Save the date for NCVLI’s 11th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference, Enhancing Justice: Empowerment Through Victims’ Rights, to be held in Portland, Oregon June 8-9, 2012.  This two day Conference will also include an intensive Pre-Conference Institute on June 7.  Visit the Conference homepage to nominate people and teams for the Outstanding Achievement Awards and to learn about the Law Student Writing Competition.

New & Noteworthy Court Opinion: United States v. Keifer No. 11-3942 (6th Cir. Nov. 5 2012) (order).

Defendant created the fictitious McPherson Property Group and induced the victim-investor into purchasing worthless shares of the company.  Additionally, defendant opened bank and merchant accounts under 56 different names and received payment from numerous entities for work never performed.  The federal government eventually charged defendant with two counts of bank fraud, one count of uttering a forged and counterfeit security, and one count of fraud and related activity in connection with access devices.  The government later moved to dismiss the forged security charge, and defendant ult

New Publication Resource on Secondary Victimization

Read NCVLI’s latest, Bulletin publication, Polyvictims: Victims’ Rights Enforcement as a Tool to Mitigate “Secondary Victimization” in the Criminal Justice System. Victim Law Bulletins provide in-depth analysis of important topics relating to the assertion and enforcement of crime victims’ rights and offer practice tips.

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Essential Motions for Victims' Rights Enforcement

28 Apr

This training will provide an overview of key motions seeking enforcement of victims’ rights, including motions addressing pseudonyms, pretrial release conditions, subpoenas for victims’ records, and more. In addition, the presenters will cover litigation strategies and practice tips to establish a solid foundation from which to protect victims’ rights.

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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!