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Mental health counselor, legal expert weigh in on timing of reporting sexual assaults

Posted at 10:53 PM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 22:53:44-04

The sentencing of Bill Cosby for sexually assaulting a woman 14 years ago and the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh dating back to high school have reignited the conversation about the timing of reporting claims of sexual assault.

Four in Your Corner has received many questions about this, so we held a forum with Dr. Laura Streyffeler, a mental health counselor, and Pamella Seay, a Professor of Justice Studies, to get answers.