Understanding the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act

New York City Bar
Understanding the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act:
A New Sentencing Paradigm (OnDemand)
Originally held on Friday, November 12, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Program Fee:

Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

CLE Credit:
New York: 1.5 Skills
New Jersey: 1.8 General
California: 1.5 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/changes_for_2016.shtml.

This program will explain the origin and application of the 2019 Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA) which amended sentencing provisions and authorized re-sentencing for convicted survivors of domestic violence. The program will also provide guidance in trauma-informed representation of domestic violence survivors and a procedural overview of sentencing and pre-sentencing hearings.

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Program Chair:
Eric S. Fieldman, Principal Court Attorney to the Hon. Toko Serita and the Hon. Danielle Hartman, Queens County Criminal Court

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Criminal Courts, Terri Stella Rosenblatt, Chair
Domestic Violence, Michael D. Scherz, Chair

Related Report:

Report in Support of the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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