Register Now for NCVLI’s 2015 Conference by clicking HERE. Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference.      Join us May 28-29th, 2015 at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.  Keynote speakers will include James E. Baker, who was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the…

Who is responsible for the death of the 11-year-old girl who fell out of the window of a bus full of teenage partygoers last Saturday? Is it the driver of the bus who was not licensed to drive more than 16 people on the bus? Is it the owner of the company who employed the…

A Sacramento, California Superior Court Judge reversed himself earlier today in releasing a 17-year-old rape victim he earlier ordered held on a material witness warrant to compel her testimony at her rapist’s trial.  In bowing to growing pressure from victim rights advocates and the public, Judge Lawrence Brown released the girl with a GPS ankle…

According to preliminary government data released on Monday, national automobile related deaths declined again last year, reaching an all-time low when compared to miles driven since such record- keeping began in 1921. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s early estimate of 2011 traffic fatalities indicated that there were 32,310 deaths in motor vehicle crashes last…