The ways in which rape and sexual assault cases are prosecuted in court are severely lacking. That’s if they’re ever prosecuted at all. There are thousands upon thousands of rape kits that go untested because of lack of funds and, to be honest, lack of interest in solving these cases.
But one woman is helping to change that. Candice Bridge, Ph.D, a professor at the University of Central Florida recently received a $324,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice to develop new forensic techniques that would help investigate sexual assault cases.
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