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National Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys (NAVRA)
A project of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) and partially funded through a grant from OVC, NAVRA is a membership alliance of attorneys and advocates committed to the protection, enforcement, and advancement of crime victims' rights nationwide.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, NCJRS offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.

American Bar Association (ABA): Commission on Law and Aging
The Commission examines a wide range of legal issues affecting the elderly, including elder abuse. View the OVC-sponsored Commission report, Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual at: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging/resources/elder_abuse.html

American Bar Association (ABA): Section of Family Law Military Committee
The Military Committee studies issues relating to clients in the military and their families, reviews state and federal legislation and initiatives where ABA policy is affected, and teaches lawyers how to deal with military matters affecting state court legal disputes.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
The ACLU works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF)
AALDEF provides litigation, legal advocacy, and community education on behalf of victims of anti-Asian violence and police misconduct.

Battered Women's Justice Project
The Battered Women's Justice Project offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
For three decades, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has been the nation's leading legal advocate for people with mental disabilities.

Center for Public Representation
The Center for Public Representation seeks to improve the quality of lives of people with mental illness and other disabilities through the systemic enforcement of their legal rights while promoting improvements in services for citizens with disabilities.

Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney Office
This site provides information about justice systems around the world.

Greenbook Initiative
The Greenbook Initiative helps child welfare workers, domestic violence advocates and family court judges in communities across the country change their approach to family violence to better help battered women and their children achieve safety.

International Criminal Court
ICC, governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
NAELA provides information, education, networking, and assistance on the many specialized issues involved with legal services to the elderly and disabled.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ): Domestic Violence
NCJFCJ’s Family Violence Department has researched state domestic violence laws over the past 8 years from the 50 states, District of Columbia, and most U.S. territories and has compiled them into a comprehensive statutes database.

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association
NCASAA provides advocacy, public education, and resources for CASA programs across the country. The association also trains CASA volunteers, who work to find safe, permanent homes for abused and neglected children.

National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA)
NCVBA educates attorneys, victim service providers, and the general public about civil legal remedies for crime victims. It also refers crime victims to civil attorneys in their local area.

National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)
NCVLI is an educational institution dedicated to promoting a fair and balanced criminal justice system through legal education, legal scholarship, legal information resources, and legal advocacy. NCVLI’s attorney staff accomplishes this mission by filing amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs in cases nationwide advocating for victims’ rights; providing legal technical assistance to attorneys who represent crime victims, and conducting trainings all across the country on victims’ rights for attorneys, law students and victim services providers.

National Indian Justice Center (NIJC)
NIJC is an independent national resource for tribal courts. The Center designs and delivers legal education, research, and technical assistance programs to help improve tribal courts systems and the administration of justice in Indian Country.

Tribal Court Clearinghouse
A resource for tribal justice systems and individuals involved in improving justice in Indian Country, this clearinghouse provides information on a variety of areas, including federal legislation, tribal court decisions, and tribal court funding.

OVC-Funded Resources

National Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys (NAVRA)
A project of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) and partially funded through a grant from OVC, NAVRA is a membership alliance of attorneys and advocates committed to the protection, enforcement, and advancement of crime victims' rights nationwide.

Federal Resources

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, NCJRS offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.

Non-Governmental Resources

American Bar Association (ABA): Commission on Law and Aging

The Commission examines a wide range of legal issues affecting the elderly, including elder abuse. View the OVC-sponsored Commission report, Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual at: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging/resources/elder_abuse.html

American Bar Association (ABA): Section of Family Law Military Committee

The Military Committee studies issues relating to clients in the military and their families, reviews state and federal legislation and initiatives where ABA policy is affected, and teaches lawyers how to deal with military matters affecting state court legal disputes.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

The ACLU works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF)

AALDEF provides litigation, legal advocacy, and community education on behalf of victims of anti-Asian violence and police misconduct.

Battered Women's Justice Project

The Battered Women's Justice Project offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

For three decades, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has been the nation's leading legal advocate for people with mental disabilities.

Center for Public Representation

The Center for Public Representation seeks to improve the quality of lives of people with mental illness and other disabilities through the systemic enforcement of their legal rights while promoting improvements in services for citizens with disabilities.

Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney Office

This site provides information about justice systems around the world.

Greenbook Initiative

The Greenbook Initiative helps child welfare workers, domestic violence advocates and family court judges in communities across the country change their approach to family violence to better help battered women and their children achieve safety.

International Criminal Court

ICC, governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

NAELA provides information, education, networking, and assistance on the many specialized issues involved with legal services to the elderly and disabled.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ): Domestic Violence

NCJFCJ’s Family Violence Department has researched state domestic violence laws over the past 8 years from the 50 states, District of Columbia, and most U.S. territories and has compiled them into a comprehensive statutes database.

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association

NCASAA provides advocacy, public education, and resources for CASA programs across the country. The association also trains CASA volunteers, who work to find safe, permanent homes for abused and neglected children.

National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA)

NCVBA educates attorneys, victim service providers, and the general public about civil legal remedies for crime victims. It also refers crime victims to civil attorneys in their local area.

National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)

NCVLI is an educational institution dedicated to promoting a fair and balanced criminal justice system through legal education, legal scholarship, legal information resources, and legal advocacy. NCVLI’s attorney staff accomplishes this mission by filing amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs in cases nationwide advocating for victims’ rights; providing legal technical assistance to attorneys who represent crime victims, and conducting trainings all across the country on victims’ rights for attorneys, law students and victim services providers.

National Indian Justice Center (NIJC)

NIJC is an independent national resource for tribal courts. The Center designs and delivers legal education, research, and technical assistance programs to help improve tribal courts systems and the administration of justice in Indian Country.

Tribal Court Clearinghouse

A resource for tribal justice systems and individuals involved in improving justice in Indian Country, this clearinghouse provides information on a variety of areas, including federal legislation, tribal court decisions, and tribal court funding.
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