June 9, 2005
Conference on Victims' Rights
The Lewis & Clark Law School Crime Victim Litigation Clinic and the affiliated National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) will host the 4th Annual Crime Victim Law & Litigation Conference on June 17-18, 2005, in Portland, Oregon. The Conference will offer three different curriculum emphases: Foundational Victim Law; Sexual Assault; and Advanced Victim Law.The Conference will also be the occasion of an awards ceremony honoring Lewis & Clark Professor Doug Beloof. Beloof, who directs the Crime Victim Litigation Clinic, will receive the Professional Innovation in Victim Service Award.
As part of the Silver Anniversary of the The National Crime Victim Law Institute, federal funders have announced grants to three new victim rights clinics. According to the NCVLI, these new clinics add up to a national total of nine victim rights clinics. The new grantees include the Victim's Rights Clinic at the University of Idaho Legal Aid Clinic and the New Jersey Crime Victims' Law Center (a joint project with the Seton Hall School of Law Center for Social Justice).
A quick look at the conference agenda demonstrates how law clinics are shaping the future of victims' rights law. want to comment about the role of law clinics in developing this new area of law? Post your thoughts below.
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