Perpetrators are using technology to exploit and abuse sexual assault survivors. This type of stalking has increased during the last two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the 2022 legislative session, Maryland lawmakers passed legislation (HB148/SB328) improving Maryland’s stalking law by adding tracking without consent and other electronic communication to the criminal stalking statute.
Join MCASA and Debbie Feinstein, Chief of the Special Victims Unit for the Montgomery County's State's Attorney's Office, for a lunch & learn on this important new legislation. Prosecutors, crime victim rights attorneys, and legal advocates can expect to learn about how this change will impact both prosecution, peace and protective orders, and technology safety planning.