Morgan Bow, Protecting Victims’ Rights
Morgan Bow graduated with a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from EKU in 2015. She works as a Victims Assistance Advocate in Lafayette, Indiana. Ms. Bow works with victims of crime assisting them in understanding and navigating the criminal justice process. She makes sure that victims know their rights and are notified about upcoming court dates. She works with victims in preparing Victim Impact Statements and accompanies them to hearings and trials. Ms. Bow also assists victims in preparing for their testimony at trial. Most importantly she assures that victims are heard and are in communication with investigators and prosecutors. Ms. Bow has to keep current on case law and puts to daily use the communication skills she learned as a graduate student.
While in the criminal justice master’s program at EKU Ms. Bow was the recipient of the Distinguished Graduate Award and several national awards. She was also one of the founding members of EKU’s Southern Poverty Law Center.
Published on August 17, 2016