Appeals court hears arguments in ongoing rape-kit lawsuit against city

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 09, 2024 8:03 PM CT | Published: April 09, 2024 4:36 PM CT

Oral arguments were heard Tuesday, April 9, in an appeal of a class-action lawsuit against the City of Memphis about its alleged lack of testing more than 12,000 sexual assault evidence kits, some dating back decades.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.


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