Defense-Based Advocacy: Principles and Practices

Category: 
Webinar
Provided by: National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
 
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
 
Time: 5:00 am – 6:15 am ChST
 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / 2:00-3:15pm CDT

Content: Victims of battering charged with crimes are best served when advocates understand and support the role of the defense in the criminal legal system. This webinar will explain what it means to advocate from a defense perspective, discuss values shared by anti-domestic violence practitioners and criminal defense practitioners, and suggest some concrete advocacy strategies for working on behalf of victim defendants in ways that maximize opportunities for justice and help prevent further victimization.   
 
Presenters: Cindene Pezzell, hosted by NCDBW