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Sexual Assaults

Reported sexual assaults across US military increase by 13% – Associated Press

Reports of sexual assaults across the U.S. military jumped by 13% last year, driven by significant increases in the Army and the Navy as bases began to move out of pandemic restrictions and public venues reopened, The Associated Press has learned. Mirroring the increase in those reports is the disclosure that close to 36,000 service

Bureau of Prisons

Whistleblowers say they’re bullied for exposing prison abuse

Photo: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee As the federal Bureau of Prisons faces increased scrutiny over its latest scandal — allegations staff and even a warden sexually abused inmates at a women’s prison known as the “rape club” — people striving to hold it accountable say they’re

Legal Beat

AP investigation: Women’s prison fostered culture of abuse

Inside one of the only federal women’s prisons in the United States, inmates say they have been subjected to rampant sexual abuse by correctional officers and even the warden, and were often threatened or punished when they tried to speak up. Prisoners and workers at the federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, even have a

Legal Beat

Riot lawsuit just part of Trump’s post-impeachment problems

Acquitted by the Senate of inciting last month’s U.S. Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump faces more fallout from the unrest, including a lawsuit from a congressman Tuesday. But his biggest legal problems might be the ones that go much further back. In one of what is expected to be many lawsuits over the deadly

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