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Victims' Rights in Dependency Cases

Total Credits: 1.0 including 1.0 Ethics CLE, 1.0 CLE

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Colleen Clase |  Meg Garvin |  Rebecca Khalil |  Rob Swinford
1 Hour 08 Minutes
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Participants will learn of the key victims’ rights in Arizona and how to spot common victims’ rights issues when there are ongoing dependency proceedings during the course of a criminal prosecution. Participants will also be able to articulate key similarities and differences between victims’ rights attorneys and guardian ad litems as well as describe the importance of collaboration among criminal justice professionals when child-victims are subject to both criminal and dependency proceedings.



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Chief Counsel

Arizona Voice for Crime Victims

Colleen Clase is the Chief Counsel for Arizona Voice for Crime Victims

Meg Garvin's Profile

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Executive Director and Clincal Professor of Law

National Crime Victim Law Institute

Meg Garvin, MA, JD, Mst, is the Executive Director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) and a Clinical Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School. Professor Garvin is recognized as a leading expert on victims’ rights and is co-author of Victims in Criminal Procedure. She has testified before Congress, state legislatures, and the Judicial Proceedings Panel on Sexual Assault in the Military. She serves on the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces, on the Victims Advisory Group of the United States Sentencing Commission, and Oregon Chief Justice’s Criminal Justice Advisory Committee. Previously she served as co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section Victims Committee, co-chair of the Oregon Attorney General’s Crime Victims’ Rights Task Force, as a member of the Legislative & Public Policy Committee of the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force, and on the Victim Services Subcommittee, of the Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crime Panel of the United States Department of Defense. Professor Garvin received the John W. Gillis Leadership Award from National Parents of Murdered Children in August 2015. Prior to joining NCVLI, she practiced law in Minneapolis, Minnesota and clerked for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Garvin received her MA from the University of Iowa, her JD from the University of Minnesota, and her Mst in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford. Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Staff Attorney

National Crime Victim Law Institute

Rebecca Kahlil is a Staff Attorney with the National Crime Victim Law Institute.

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Associate Attorney

Arizona Voice for Crime Victims.

Rob Swinford is an Associate Attorney with Arizona Voice for Crime Victims.