Protecting Victims' Rights Pretrial: Defending Against Subpoenas and Other Invasions of Privacy
07/10/13 - 07/10/13
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice (More Detail)
National Crime Victim Law Institute (More Detail)
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) (More Detail)
||3:00-4:15 PM ET
|Attacks on victim privacy happen every day in the form of subpoenas for victim records, requests for pretrial interviews, and disclosure of a victim's name in open court. Because privacy is critical to victims' recovery and access to justice, protecting privacy must be a key strategy of the victims' rights movement. NCVLI's Executive Director Meg Garvin and Staff Attorney Amy Liu will discuss methods of protecting victim privacy ranging from securing use of pseudonyms to quashing subpoenas.