Sexual Assault

DNA Evidence in Groping Sexual Assault Cases

Here’s a topic rarely discussed in webinars: DNA Evidence in Groping Sexual Assault Cases. The always excellent Dr. Julie Valentine will be presenting the session on February 27th at 2pm ET. From the announcement:

Improving the overall response to sexual assault includes understanding how touch DNA evidence impacts groping sexual assault cases. This webinar will illustrate the importance of these cases and highlight proposed guidelines for evidence collection.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

1. Describe background information on touch DNA in sexual assault cases and factors that influence epithelial cell deposition.

2. Explain evidence collection practice implications from groper case study and research findings.

3. Identify possible suggestions and opportunities to expand evidence collection in groping sexual assault cases in their jurisdictions.

Register for the webinar here.


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