National Crime Victim Law Institute

Founded in 1997 by Professor Doug Beloof at Lewis & Clark Law School, the NCVLI is a resource for crime victim lawyers and victims to support the enforcement of victims’ rights law.

National Organization for Victim Assistance

NOVA is a private non-profit organization of victim and witness assistance professionals. In addition to training and supporting courtroom advocates, they work closely with the Federal Office for Victims of Crime and provide Crisis Response Teams to disaster sites. They have a useful glossary of legal terms for crime victims and others unfamiliar with the courts.

DNA Saves

DNA Saves is committed to working with every state to pass laws allowing DNA to be taken upon arrest, and to provide meaningful funding for DNA programs.  They offer assistance with state lobbying and seek assistance with their efforts to increase the reach of DNA databasing and fund existing programs.