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Learn more about the commonly used defense-tactic, the consent defense. Explore the strategies the defense uses to exploit the fact that the victim knew the offender, such as suggesting what happened was not a crime and that the victim gave consent to the alleged act. And gain strategies to combat these defense tactics.
Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative aims to create a coordinated community response that ensures just resolution to sexual assault cases. Through this program, funding is provided to support multidisciplinary community response teams engaged in the comprehensive reform of jurisdictions approaches to sexual assault cases resulting from evidence found in previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.