Understanding Crime Victim Rights

In their latest in the Expert Interview Series, the organization End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) has released an interview that aims to enhance your understanding of the rights of victims of crime and why protect a crime victim's right is so critical.

The interview is with Meg Garvin, leading victim rights expert and executive director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute. "Crime victim rights are a fundamental building block of the justice system," states Garvin.

In this interview, Garvin describes what law enforcement officers need to do to ensure crime victims' rights are protected, as well as the ways these rights benefit the justice system.

Click here to watch the video now.

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Digital-Image Management at Mass Gravesites

SKELETONIZED REMAINS that were carefully unearthed from the desert sands of Iraq tell their own story: the bones of an adult, still dressed in a woman’s apparel, lie supine. The skull is perforated by a bullet hole. Tucked in the space between the ribs and the left humerus is a much smaller skeleton, bones in the skull un-fused, and the fully clothed body partially swaddled in a blanket.