The ABCs of DVSJA (Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act)


The ABCs of DVSJA (Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act)

Recorded On 06/15/2022


This session will provide information and strategies regarding, how, when, and for whom to use the 2019 Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act to reduce prison time for your clients at both sentencing hearings and on appeal. The session will also provide tips for working with survivors who may be hesitant to discuss their past.


Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Law Related Education Committee

Faculty: Garrard R. Beeney, Sullivan & Cromwell; Allison Dunlop, Legal Services of New York; Kate Skolnick, Center for Appellate Litigation

Moderator: Marian Burnbaum, Chair Law Related Education Committee


1.5 NY CLE Credits; 1.5 Skills


All Programs include 1 Affirmation and 1 Evaluation Form, and Course Materials.

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