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Event: Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in MS Seminar




Dear Colleague:


The National Center for Victims of Crime, in conjunction with the Offices of the United States Attorneys for the Northern and Southern District of Mississpppi, the  Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning Office of Justice Programs, MS Coalition Against Sexual Assault, MS Coalition Against Domestic Violence and MS Dept of Corrections Victim Services Section, will be offering a free training seminar for criminal justice practitioners, victim advocates, mental health therapists and other allied professionals.


The seminar, Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Mississippi, will explore how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child sex abuse, drunk driving, homicide, workplace violence, terrorism, elder abuse, identity theft and financial and property crimes can use civil lawsuits to obtain justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resources victims need to rebuild their lives.  The program will cover resources and strategies for victims considering civil lawsuits, and will include a panel of attorneys to answer specific questions of Mississippi law.


The seminar runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m. It will be held at Hinds Community College Rankin Campus in Pearl, MS on Thursday, November 19, 2015.  Continental breakfast and a complimentary lunch will be provided.


There is no cost to attend this conference, but you MUST register to reserve your spot!