This is the second of two reports on the evaluation of the National Crime Victim Law Institute’s (NCVLI’s) victims’ rights clinics, which were intended to increase awareness of victims’ rights among criminal justice professionals and to respond to violations of rights through legal advocacy.
This grant report evaluates the National Crime Victim Law Institute's (NCVLI) victims' rights clinics. The clinics were designed to increase awareness of victims' rights among criminal justice professionals and to respond to violations of rights through legal advocacy. The current report examines the clinics' impact on the expansion of rights for victims, on court officials' attitudes toward victims' rights, on the extent to which victims' rights are honored in the criminal disposition process, and on the treatment of victims' rights in the print media. It also includes a discussion of sustainability of the clinics.
Date Published: January 1, 2012