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2012-04-20 14:20:35

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney with the Special Courage Award today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards ceremony, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of today's award recipients have achieved these results by...

2012-04-20 14:20:34

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized Common Justice with the Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of today's award recipients have achieved these results by...

2012-04-20 14:20:33

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized two survivors with the Special Courage Award today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards ceremony, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of today's award recipients have achieved these results by transforming their own experiences into...

2012-04-20 10:21:52

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized Assistant U.S. Attorney G. Wingate Grant of the Eastern District of Virginia with the Crime Victims Financial Restoration Award today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards ceremony, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of...

2012-04-20 10:21:51

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized a domestic violence counselor with the National Crime Victim Service Award today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards ceremony, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of today's award recipients have achieved these results by...

2012-04-20 10:21:50

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder recognized the Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) with the National Crime Victim Service Award today at the 2012 annual victims' service awards ceremony, a prelude to the nation's observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, 2012. "This year's 12 awardees have touched, improved and even saved lives. Perhaps most impressively, many of today's award recipients have achieved...

2012-04-18 06:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) launched an interactive online tool that gives the public instant access to the largest collection of data on criminal victimization in the United States. The NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT) provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with 18 years of data about victims of crime. The tool makes it easy for people to find and use information from BJS's National...

2012-04-06 02:20:29

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AG Holder Speaks at the National Youth Violence Summit - In remarks at the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence on Monday, April 2, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C., Attorney General Eric Holder said, "The importance of protecting our children from harm has been at the forefront of our national discourse - the urgency of this challenge has been brought into stark focus. And the need to take action has never been more...

2012-04-03 06:26:42

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Volkov has joined the law firm of LeClairRyan as a shareholder in the Litigation Department. He will be resident in the firm's Alexandria, Va. and Washington, D.C. offices. The former federal prosecutor and veteran white collar defense attorney will provide compliance, internal investigations and representation on enforcement matters across a broad range of issues, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act,...

2012-04-02 06:23:21

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Department of Justice: National Youth Violence Summit Draws High-Level Officials - The National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence will be held on Monday, April 2, and Tuesday, April 3, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mayors, police chiefs, school officials and youth, among other local representatives, will report on their youth violence prevention efforts as part of National...