MCASA in the News: Bill Would Allow Support Dogs For Children In Courts

February 11 2020 - MCASA in the News
Children who have to navigate the court system can often feel anxious or overwhelmed. Their mental health is especially concerning

MCASA in the News: Strangers rally to donate thousands for sexual assault victims

When a survivor reports to the hospital after a sexual assault, their undergarments are gathered for evidence, and they may

MCASA in the News: Millions In State, Federal Money Ready To Help MD Law Enforcement Test Rape Kits

December 02 2019 - MCASA in the News
Maryland Law enforcement agencies will soon have access to millions of dollars to process untested rape kits. The funds include $3.5

MCASA in the News: Audit finds Baltimore County needs to improve sexual assault investigations; officials say progress being made

October 21 2019 - MCASA in the News
For the second time in less than three years, a special review found Baltimore County authorities need to do a

MCASA in the News: Arrest of Towson student charged with rape a rare outcome on college campuses

September 30 2019 - MCASA in the News
A student at Towson University was charged last week with first-degree rape - a rare occurrence. Sexual assault is prevalent

MCASA in the News: Federal and Maryland officials warn against use of at-home ‘MeToo’ rape kits targeting local college students

September 06 2019 - MCASA in the News
The New York-based startup company, Me Too Kit, is getting criticized by federal and state officials and anti-sexual assault groups

MCASA In The News: In Alabama, Rapists Have Parental Rights

June 13 2019 - MCASA in the News
In Alabama, where lawmakers banned abortion for rape victims, rapists’ parental rights are protected Alabama is one of

MCASA in the News: Rape trial to test new witness law in Maryland

June 10 2019 - MCASA in the News
Four women say he raped them after they’d passed out. Will a new law enable all four to

MCASA in the News: Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners

May 08 2019 - MCASA in the News
When the 17th century English jurist Sir Matthew Hale declared rape could not happen within marriage because wedding vows implied

MCASA in the News: Baltimore County can’t explain why police destroyed hundreds of rape kits

April 26 2019 - MCASA in the News
The Baltimore Sun is reporting this week that the Baltimore County police destroyed more than twice as many rape kits

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