The 14th Edition of NCVLI News includes: The Use of Video Technology to Aid Testimony of Adult Victims:The Case for Offering this Option to Sexual Assault Victims, Message from the Director, The Propriety of Excluding Evidence of Sexual Acts Between the Victim and Defendant Under Rape Shield, In the Trenches, and Protecting the Victims of “Victimless” Crimes.

Brochure:  The National Crime Victim Law Institute actively promotes balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim-centered legal advocacy, education, and resource-sharing.

NCVLI’s Annual Report, published each fall, is an opportunity to learn more about our work to help individual crime victims move toward becoming survivors, and to establish legal precedent so that tomorrow’s victims benefit from today’s efforts.  We thank our amazing community of survivors, attorneys, advocates, volunteers, and donors who stand behind our vision of a balanced and fair justice system.

The 13th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Why Sentencing Recommendations in Victim Allocution are Permissible and Desirable, Message from the Director, Victims of Online Fraud: Crime Victims Without Meaningful Rights?, In the Trenches, Anti-Stalking Statutes May Criminalize Implied Threats Without Running Afoul of Free Speech Protections: The National Consensus, Case Spotlights: Recent Cases Discussing the Law Governing Victim Impact Statements.

The 12th Edition of NCVLI News includes:  How Current Restitution Law is Failing Victims in Child Abuse Image Cases; Message from the Director; Integrating Crime Victims Into the Sentencing Process; Arguments in Favor of Allowing Prosecutor-Introduced Evidence of Battering and Its Effects; In the Trenches; Court Urged to Reinstate Conviction: Evidence of Prior Consensual Sexual Activity was Properly Excluded; Case Spotlights: Recent Cases Discussing Discovery Request for Crime Victims' Private and Confidential Information.

The 11th Edition of NCVLI News includes:  The Use of the Term "Victim" in Criminal Proceedings; Message from the Director; ABA Endorses Attorneys for Child-Victims in Criminal Cases; Effectuating Crime Victims' Rights Through Courthouse Design: Maricopa County Court Tower; In the Trenches; A Victim's Right to Confer in the Face of a Gag Order; Collaboration and Confidentiality: Challenges to Victim Confidentiality within Multi-Disciplinary Responses to Domestic Violence; Case Spotlights; Human Rights Watch's Recent Report on the Rape Kit Backlog in Los Angeles.

The 10th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Ensuring Individual Rights are not Diminished in the Face of Mass Victimization; Message from the Director; Featured Volunteer; The Aftermath of Giles v. California: Are a Killer's Prior Threats Against His Victim Admissible?; In the Trenches; Featured Intern Ben Lull; 2008 Crime Victim Law & Litigation Conference Summary; Case Spotlights; Practical Tips and Legal Strategies for Protecting Child-Victims While Testifying; NCVLI Successfully Completes The Federal Enforcement Project and Launches New State, Federal, and Tribal Victims' Rights Enforcement; Crime Victim Litigation Clinic at Lewis & Clark Law School; Technical Assistance & Brief Bank.

The 9th Edition of NCVLI News includes:  The Victim Impact Statement at Sentencing: A Successful Journey; Message from the Director; Practical Tips and Legal Strategies for Easing Victims' Concerns about Testifying; In the Trenches; Protecting Victim Privacy: The Tool of Anonymous Pleading in Civil Cases; Case Spotlights; Feartured NCVLI Intern/Volunteer; Crime Victim & Litigation Conference Preview; NCVLI Welcomes Hon. Paul Cassell; Lewis & Clark Law School's Crime Victim Litigation Clinic; NCVLI's Technical Assistance & Brief Bank; State and Federal Clinic & System Demonstration Project Update.

The 8th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Navigating the Perils of Pro Se: How to Protect your Client from Cross-Examination by a Pro Se Defendant; Message from the Director; NCVLI's Technical Assistance and Brief Bank; The Fundamental Nature of Rights: Only the Person to Whom a Right Attaches can Waive that Right; In the Trenches; Visual Impact: Cameras in the Courtroom and Their Impact on Victims' Rights; Case Spotlights; Lewis & Clark Law School's Crime Victim Litigation Clinic; A Survivor's Story; NAVRA News Corner; Law & Litigation Conference; Partner Spotlight: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.

The 7th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Pennsylvania v. Ritchie: Setting Limits on Defendants' Right to Discovery of Victims' Records: Message from the Director; NCVLI's Technical Assistance & Brief Bank; Abatement Ab Initio and A Crime Victim's Right to Restitution; In the Trenches; A Call for Judicial Leadership in the Victims' Rights Movement; State and Federal Demonstration Project; The Victims Committee of the American Bar Association; News from the Frontline of Advocacy; Case Spotlights; Featured Volunteer.

The 6th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Message from the Director; Discovery Versus Production: There is a Difference; In the Trenches; Defense Acces to Victims' Homes; The Changing Landscape of Federal Criminal Practice; NAVRA News; The National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women; A Victim's Story; Crime Victim Litigation Clinic; Case Spotlights.

The 5th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Message from the Director; State & Federal Demonstration Project: It Looks Promising; NCVLI Volunteer/Law Student Profile; In the Trenches; NCVLI Technical Assistance & Brief Bank; The Oregon Compliance Implementation Project; Developing Victims' Rights Law: A Study of Precedent and Dicta; The New Federal Landscape: Snapshots of Change; Crime Victim Litigation Clinic; National Crime Victims' Rights Attorneys; The Victim's Right to Attend Trial; 2005 Conference Wrap-up; A Victim's Story: the Erica Rae Blake Story.

The 4th Edition of NCVLI News includes: Director's Message; State/Federal Demonstration Project; In the Trenches; NCVLI Techinical Assistance & Brief Bank; Grassroots Beginnings of Victims' Rights Movement; Strategic Litigation; Advocate Spotlight; Rape Victim Standing; A Victim's Story.

The 3rd Edition on NCVLI News includes: Lewis & Clark Crime Victim Law Clinic; Director's Message; State/Federal Demonstration Project; National Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys; Victims' Constitutional Rights and Implied Standing; NCVLI Technical Assistance Bank; SLAPP and First Amendment Rights; A Victim Story.

The 2nd Edition of NCVLI News includes: State/Federal Demonstration Project; Director's Message; Announcement of New Program Manager; National Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys; Standing in Appellate Courts; NCVLI Briefs; The Role of the State's Attorney; Student Profile; Advocate Spotlight; A Victim's Story.

The 1st Edition of NCVLI News includes: Director's Message; Center for Law and Public Policy on Sexual Violence; National Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys; Standing in Trial Courts; Practice Points; Advocate Spotlight; A Victim's Story.

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