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The NIJ Conference 2008
The annual NIJ Conference will be held July 21?23, 2008, in Arlington, Virginia. This conference brings together criminal justice scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to share the most recent findings from research and technology. It showcases what works, what doesn’t work, and what the research shows as promising. It also emphasizes the benefits that researchers and practitioners can expect when they work together to put evidence-based policies and practices into action.

The NIJ Conference 2008, July 21-23, 2008, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia. Sign up for conference updates.

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Justice for Victims. Justice for All.
April 13–19, 2008

Each April since 1981, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has helped lead communities throughout the country in their observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Rallies, candlelight vigils, and a host of commemorative activities are held each year to promote victims’ rights and to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 13-19, 2008. Justice for Victims. Justice for All. Prelude events.Leading up to the national commemoration, OVC will hold two prelude events in Washington, D.C.:

National Observance and Candlelight Ceremony
April 10, 2008

Attorney General’s Crime Victim Service Awards Ceremony
April 11, 2008