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Attorney representing woman in rape kit lawsuit to speak

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(WMC-TV) - A rape kit lawsuit filed against City of Memphis last week is getting a lot of attention. The attorney who is representing the three woman is now speaking out.

The lawsuit is drawing attention to the backlog of more than 12,000 kits in Memphis. It is designed to help ensure a backlog of untested rape kits never happens again.

Victims believed their rape kit would be tested, possibly leading to an arrest. But thousands and thousands of rape kits were not tested for more than 10 years.

Read and watch the full story here: http://www.wmctv.com/story/25147056/rape-victims-of-lawsuit-its-harder-to-dehumanize-us-when-were-right-here.

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