The Resource Rape scandal that puts you at risk : from the files of Linda Fairstein, Linda Fairstein, (ebook)

Rape scandal that puts you at risk : from the files of Linda Fairstein, Linda Fairstein, (ebook)

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Rape scandal that puts you at risk : from the files of Linda Fairstein
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Rape scandal that puts you at risk
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from the files of Linda Fairstein
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Linda Fairstein
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eng
Summary
Linda Fairstein's harrowing investigation into law enforcement's failure to process hundreds of thousands of rape kits across America-ultimately allowing many rapists to walk free In 2011, advocacy groups estimated that up to 250,000 rape kits sat untested in police storage across the country. These kits, some from crimes dating as far back as the mid-1990s, represent a disturbing breakdown in law enforcement that has allowed many violent criminals to remain on the streets. In some cases, rape victims are kept in the dark about the investigations into the crimes committed against them. Legal expert Linda Fairstein illustrates this injustice with the story of a Los Angeles woman whose experience, Fairstein writes, "is a tragic example of the outrageous backlog of untested rape kits that has existed nationwide for more than a decade." In The Rape Scandal that Puts You at Risk, Fairstein lays bare these failures of law enforcement and issues a rallying cry for women everywhere to demand change. Originally published in Cosmopolitan, this essay is now available in digital format for the first time and features a new introduction by the author
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Midwest
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Fairstein, Linda
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362.88082
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
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adult
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Rape scandal that puts you at risk : from the files of Linda Fairstein, Linda Fairstein, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781453273289
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11550516
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remote
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11550516
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MWT11550516
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Rape scandal that puts you at risk : from the files of Linda Fairstein, Linda Fairstein, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453273289
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550516
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550516
System control number
MWT11550516
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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