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Administrative Law

28 CFR § 45.10:  Procedures to promote compliance with crime victims' rights obligations [28 CFR PART 45—EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES]

The Attorney General shall designate an official within the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) to receive and investigate complaints alleging the failure of Department of Justice employees to provide rights to crime victims under 18 U.S.C. 3771. The official shall be called the Department of Justice Victims' Rights Ombudsman (VRO). The VRO shall then designate, in consultation with each office of the Department of Justice, an official in each office to serve as the initial point of contact (POC) for complainants.