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Legal Assistance for Crime Victims
 An OVC Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Webinar Series
 
Through the "Legal Assistance for Crime Victims: An OVC Training and Technical Assistance Initiative," OVC is working to expand the availability of pro bono and no-cost legal assistance for victims of crime nationally. Part of that effort includes support for a series of free Webinar trainings on victims' rights issues developed and delivered by the National Crime Victim Law Institute in collaboration with the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC).

To register for an upcoming Webinar or to learn more, check the following list for the topics that interest you. 
 
 
  Title: Introduction to Victims' Rights for Attorneys
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM — 1:15 PM PDT (3:00 PM — 4:15 PM EDT)

Speaker: Amy Liu, JD

This session, designed for attorneys representing victims, will be an overview of victims' rights laws, and an identification of common issues that victims face as they are forced to navigate the criminal justice system. Amy Liu, NCVLI Staff Attorney, will discuss the state of victims' rights laws nationally, and identify the most common stages in a criminal proceeding where victims' rights are at risk.

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Title: Introduction to Victims' Rights for Advocates
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time:
12:00 PM — 1:15 PM PDT (3:00 PM — 4:15 PM EDT)
Speaker: Meg Garvin, MA, JD

This session, designed for advocates, will be an overview of victims' rights laws, and an identification of common issues that victims face as they are forced to navigate the criminal justice system. Meg Garvin, NCVLI Executive Director, will discuss the state of victims' rights laws nationally, identify the most common stages in a criminal proceeding where victims' rights are at risk, discuss how advocates can protect these rights without crossing the line into unlawful practice of law, and explore how advocates and attorneys can best work together to enforce and advance victims' rights. 

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