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ASV held a half-day colloquium at the beginning of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting in San Diego February 23, 2010. It was followed by an awards reception and another joint reception with the new ACJS Victimology Section.

Dates: February 23 and 25, 2010
Event Name: American Society of Victimology Colloquium (click for flyer)
Location: Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences meeting in San Diego, CA
Description:

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM American Society of Victimology Colloquium - Royal Palms Salon 6

"The Changing Politics of Victim Rights and Services: International, National, State, and Local Perspectives"

The evolution of victim rights and services has been the result of efforts to effect social and political change at all levels of interaction, from the United Nations to the local city council. While there has been notable progress over the years, the potential for improved rights and services is significant. This symposium will explore the successes and limitations of victim rights and services and the political dynamics that support or impede progress though presentations and facilitated discussions.

Agenda:

  • 12:30 – 12:40 ASV Welcome/ Introduction
  • 12:40 – 1:50 State and Local Issues
    • Susan Fisher, California Governor's Office, Victim Advocate
    • Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board
  • 1:50 – 2:00 Break
  • 2:00 – 3:10 National Issues
    • Steve Derene (National Association of VOCA Administrators) and Anne Seymour (Justice Solutions)
  • 3:10 – 3:20 Break
  • 3:20 – 4:30 International
    • John Dussich
  • 4:30 – 5:00 Open Discussion/Closing
  • 5:00 – 7:00 ASV Awards Reception

Thursday, February 25, 2010
12:30-1:45 – Victimology Section General Business meeting – Pacific Salon 7
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM American Society of Victimology Reception – Royal Palms Salon 5

Hotel Information:
Town and Country Resort and Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
619-291-7131

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The Society

Since its formation in 2003, the American Society of Victimology (ASV) has sponsored symposiums that encourage partnerships between practitioners, academicians and researchers.



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