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EMPOWERMENT THROUGH VICTIMS’ RIGHTS

11 TH ANNUAL CRIME VICTIM LAW CONFERENCE JUNE 8-9, 2012 | MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT HOTEL | PORTLAND, OREGON


11th ANNUAL C R I M E VIC T I M L AW CONF ER E N C E TE NTATI V E S C H ED U LE O F E V E N TS

F R I DAY J U N E 8 8:30am Welcome and Conference Opening

Meg Garvin, M.A., J.D., Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Executive Director of NCVLI The Honorable Amanda Marshall, J.D.,United States Attorney for the District of Oregon

Breakout Sessions

PROTECTING VICTIMS’ RIGHTS PRETRIAL: Defending Against Subpoenas and Other Invasions of Privacy NCVLI Staff Attorney

9:00am Opening Plenary

1:45pm

TBD

ASSISTING ELDERLY VICTIMS OF MORTGAGE FRAUD

10:15am Breakout Sessions

Theresa Ronnebaum, Identity Theft Program Specialist, Florida Attorney General’s Office

FUNDAMENTALS OF VICTIMS’ RIGHTS FOR ATTORNEYS

SECURING RESTITUTION: A Case Study of Child Abuse Images

NCVLI Staff Attorney

Carol Hepburn, J.D., Law Offices of J. William Savage, P.C.

THE BASICS OF BEING AN ATTORNEY FOR A CHILD VICTIM: Part One

INTERNATIONAL VICTIMS’ RIGHTS: A Year in Review

Dr. David Black, M.D., Pediatrician

Douglas Beloof, J.D., P rofessor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, NCVLI

EXPERIENCING TRAUMA: Personal and Social Effects and What Individuals and Communities Can Do to Prevent It and Help Those Who Suffer ( VIDEO

3:30pm

Breakout Sessions

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Dr. Judith Herman, M.D., Author, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Harvard University Medical School, Director of Training at the Violence Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance

WHO IS A LEGAL VICTIM? The Complications of Determining Who Qualifies as a Legal Victim with Rights and When Paul Cassell, J.D.,Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

THE RHETORIC OF THE VICTIMS’ RIGHTS MOVEMENT: Crafting an Agency Model Meg Garvin, M.A., J.D., Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Executive Director of NCVLI

THE BASICS OF BEING AN ATTORNEY FOR A CHILD VICTIM: Part Two NCVLI Staff Attorney

EMERGING VICTIMS’ RIGHTS: Law Student Perspectives 12:00pm Luncheon Plenary

Facilitated by NCVLI Staff Attorney

YEAR IN REVIEW: The Top Victims’ Rights Cases NCVLI Staff Attorney

Professor Bibas will discuss the evolution the 1:00pm Outstanding Achievement AwardsofPresentation American criminal justice system and identify those elements of the current system that have resulted in many calling it a “conveyor belt”. He will then deconstruct the system and identify how victim involvement can be better integrated and discuss the positive and challenging outcomes of such involvement. 1:00pm

Outstanding Achievement Awards Presentation

VICTIMIZATION OF THE INCARCERATED Speaker TBD

5:30 - 7:30

Crime Victims’ Rights Reception


S AT U R DAY J U N E 9 8:30am

Morning Plenary NEUROBIOLOGY OF TRAUMA

Professor David Lisak, Ph.D., Researcher, Forensic Consultant, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Boston

Professor Lisak will provide an overview of the neurobiology of trauma and discuss how understanding this neurobiology should guide the work of advocates and courts.

10:15am

Breakout Sessions

ANALYZING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM’S RESPONSE TO RAPE SURVIVORS ON THE SURVIVORS Speaker TBD

THE UNIQUE HURDLES IMMIGRANT CRIME VICTIMS FACE Sherilyn Waxler, J.D., Waxler Immigration Law LLC

JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING: A Case Study Heidi Naasko, J.D., National Pro Bono and Diversity Council, Dykema Law Firm

KNOW THEIR RIGHTS: Using the Law to Protect Victim Privacy Diane Moyer, J.D., Legal Director, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and Member of the Board of Directors, NCVLI

12:00pm Luncheon Plenary THE PITFALLS OF CONVEYOR BELT JUSTICE

P rofessor Stephanos Bibas, J.D., Professor of Law and Criminology, University of Pennsylvania Law School

The presenter will discuss the evolution of the American criminal justice system and identify those elements of the current system that have resulted in many calling it a “conveyor belt.” The presenter will then deconstruct the system and identify how victim involvement can be better integrated and discuss the positive and challenging outcomes of such involvement.

1:00pm

Outstanding Achievement Awards Presentation

1:45pm

Breakout Sessions

EMPOWERING VICTIMS AND ESTABLISHING THEIR RIGHTS VIS-À-VIS THEIR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Dr. Andrew Karmen, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

ONE YEAR LATER: Victims’ Rights in Tribal Courts in Light of the New Tribal Law and Order Act Diane Humetewa, J.D., Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and former United States Attorney for the District of Arizona, Member of Advisory Board of Directors, NCVLI

WHAT EVERY PRACTITIONER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Dr. Christopher Wilson, Psy.D.

REMEDIES FOR VICTIMS IN ELDER ABUSE CASES Erin Olson, J.D., Law Offices of Erin Olson, P.C.

3:30pm

Breakout Sessions

ETHICS AND VICTIMS’ RIGHTS: Emerging Challenges in a Rights Enforcement World Greg Rios, J.D., Assistant Attorney General, Oregon Department of Justice

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Intersections of Criminal and Civil Law for Victims Laura Martinez, J.D., Laura Martinez LLC, Professor of Law, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

WORKING WITH ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ASSAULT Dr. David Lisak, Ph.D., Researcher, Forensic Consultant, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Boston

CRIME VICTIMS AND FORENSIC SCIENCE: Why True Collaboration Is Essential for Crime Victims’ Rights Mitch Morrissey, J.D., District Attorney, Colorado’s Second Judicial District Steve Siegel, Director, Special Programs Unit at Denver District Attorney’s Office


JOIN US FOR THE C R I M E V I C T I M S ’ R I G H TS R E C E P T I O N Join NCVLI on the evening of the first day of the Conference, June 8, 2012, to celebrate another year of hard work on behalf of victims. Whether you are attending the Conference or can only come out for the reception, join NCVLI to relax, have fun, and network with colleagues from across the nation while enjoying live music, food, and drinks. More information will be available on NCVLI’s website (ncvli.org) soon.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION NAVRA MEMBER DISCOUNT Membership to the National Alliance of Victims’ Rights Attorneys (NAVRA) entitles registrants to a $50 discount on tuition rates. This is just one of the many benefits of NAVRA membership! Visit navra.org today to join. REGISTRATION Register online at ncvli.org or by calling 503.768.6819 LODGING Take advantage of the special conference rate of $113/night at The Marriott Hotel. To reserve, call 1.877.901.6632 or visit http://resweb.passkey.com/go/NCVLI2012. When calling, be sure to ask for the NCVLI conference rate. Space is limited, so reserve early. TUITION (includes materials and breakfast/lunch/snacks) EARLY BIRD RATES (if received by April 20, 2012) $300 Standard $280 Gov’t, Academic, or Non-Profit $165 Student Enhanced NAVRA Members - $50 Discount

REGULAR RATES (if received on or after April 20, 2012) $350 Standard $330 Gov’t, Academic, or Non Profit $215 Student Enhanced NAVRA Members - $50 Discount

SCHOLARSHIPS Professional development scholarships are available through the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC). Visit ncvli.org for further details. CO-SPONSORS NCVLI would like to acknowledge and thank all of our wonderful Conference cosponsors for their support: Lewis & Clark Law School Oregon Department of Justice Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force QUESTIONS Contact NCVLI at 503.768.6819 or ncvliconference@lclark.edu.


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