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The United States Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General | Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Announces $2.7 Million in Grants to Strengthen the Justice System's Response to Sexual Assault

(12/15/2015) Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch today announced seven awards totaling $2.7 million in funding through the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women’s Sexual Assault Justice Initiative (SAJI) to improve how the justice system in general, and prosecution in particular, handles sexual assault cases. The seven pilot sites will implement performance measures that reflect promising practices for prosecuting sexual assault and promoting justice for victims, receiving technical assistance from AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women and participating in the evaluation of the initiative.

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