Legislative Efforts to Address the Rape Kit Backlog

The backlog of untested evidence from rape cases remains a problem of critical concern. By all estimates there are hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits stored at laboratories waiting to be processed, or, more commonly, sitting in evidence rooms, perhaps never to be tested. Victims and the general public deserve better. Collectively we must find solutions that assure the timely processing of evidence, justice for rape survivors and safety for communities. (Read more)

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