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The RISE Project: Providing prosecutors, criminal justice professionals, attorneys, advocates, and allied professionals with training and support to better understand crime victims’ rights, the significance of those rights, and how to secure enforcement of those rights. Learn more: ncvli.org/what-we-do/rise-rights-enforcement-clinics/ ... See MoreSee Less

The RISE Project: Providing prosecutors, criminal justice professionals, attorneys, advocates, and allied professionals with training and support to better understand crime victims’ rights, the significance of those rights, and how to secure enforcement of those rights. Learn more: https://ncvli.org/what-we-do/rise-rights-enforcement-clinics/

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Do you guys realize that a criminal is told not to talk to the police without a lawyer present but victims have to talk to police and rely on them to get the story straight and to write a report, and that probably almost never happens. The Judicial System is so wrong.

We are less than a month away from our virtual 2022 National Crime Victim Law Conference!

Register today! ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/
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We are less than a month away from our virtual 2022 National Crime Victim Law Conference!

Register today! https://ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/

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What rights do I have as a survivor of a violent crime? Will they pay for counseling?

Great information! Thanks!

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NCVLI is hosting three Victims' Rights Advocacy Trainings in May and August! Registration is limited, find more information here: ncvli.org/event/victims-rights-skill-building-for-advocates/ ... See MoreSee Less

NCVLI is hosting three Victims Rights Advocacy Trainings in May and August! Registration is limited, find more information here: https://ncvli.org/event/victims-rights-skill-building-for-advocates/

We are just over a month away from our virtual 2022 National Crime Victim Law Conference! Have you registered? ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less

We are just over a month away from our virtual 2022 National Crime Victim Law Conference! Have you registered? https://ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/

May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize older Americans and to ensure their rights are protected! The National Center on Elder Abuse is a national resource for elder rights, law enforcement and legal professionals, public policy leaders, researchers, and the public. ncvli.org/the-national-center-on-elder-abuse/ ... See MoreSee Less

May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize older Americans and to ensure their rights are protected! The National Center on Elder Abuse is a national resource for elder rights, law enforcement and legal professionals, public policy leaders, researchers, and the public. https://ncvli.org/the-national-center-on-elder-abuse/

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s critical that we recognize the significant mental health impacts that crime has on victims. Trauma-informed systems, advocates, and attorneys can make a more considerable impression on the lives of survivors. Trauma can lead to certain behaviors, such as: resisting or waiting to report, recanting statements, retaining a relationship with their abuser, and more. When systems understand how trauma affects victims, access increases. NCVLI encourages all attorneys, advocates, and legal systems to take a trauma-informed approach to representation and jus#MentalHealthAwarenessMonthsMonth ... See MoreSee Less

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s critical that we recognize the significant mental health impacts that crime has on victims. Trauma-informed systems, advocates, and attorneys can make a more considerable impression on the lives of survivors. Trauma can lead to certain behaviors, such as: resisting or waiting to report, recanting statements, retaining a relationship with their abuser, and more. When systems understand how trauma affects victims, access increases. NCVLI encourages all attorneys, advocates, and legal systems to take a trauma-informed approach to representation and justice. #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth

Our student writing competition deadline has been extended! Check out our conference page for competition guidelines and more conference information- updated daily with new speakers and sessions for advocates, attorneys, military personnel, and more! ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less

Our student writing competition deadline has been extended! Check out our conference page for competition guidelines and more conference information- updated daily with new speakers and sessions for advocates, attorneys, military personnel, and more! https://ncvli.org/crime-victim-law-conference/
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