The Backlog

News Archive

In this section, you can find an archive of information about the rape kit backlog, including news from across the country, investigative reports that have uncovered backlogs, op-eds from journalists and reformers, legislation and policy reports, government publications and more. Browse by date or by category below.

Title Source Author(s) Post Datesort ascending
Rape in America: Justice Denied CBS News Armen Keteyian and Laura Strickler November 9, 2009
Rape Kit Gets First Update In 20 Years New York 1 NY1 News October 21, 2009
Vetoing Justice for Rape Victims The Huffington Post Sarah Tofte October 15, 2009
The 2007 Survey of Law Enforcement Forensic Evidence Processing U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice Kevin J. Strom, et al. October 1, 2009

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