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Justice Delayed

Season 5 Episode 17 | 23m 4s

A shocking reality: A backlog in processing rape kits -- crucial evidence in arresting violent predators -- is delaying and sometimes denying justice for tens of thousands of American women. NOW travels to Los Angeles County to investigate why it has the largest known rape kit backlog in the country -- over 12,000 kits are sitting untested in police storage facilities.

Aired: 04/23/09

Rating: NR

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