Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault

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December 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the VRLC and special guest Jonathan Kurland, Attorney Advisor at AEquitas, for a presentation on the toxicology involved in alcohol-facilitated sexual assault. Jon will break down the toxicological effects of alcohol on the body, review common issues and challenges related to the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases where alcohol is present, and discuss how societal attitudes about alcohol affect determinations of victim credibility and collaboration between allied professionals.