Public Health and Safety Consequences of Denying Access to Justice for Victims of Prison Staff Sexual Misconduct

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Beth A. Colgan

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2012

Abstract

This article juxtaposes the rationales provided by prosecutors for not prosecuting staff sexual misconduct and Congress in passing the Prison Litigation Reform Act against the public health and safety consequences of ignoring staff sexual abuse of prisoners.

Keywords: prison, prosecutorial discretion, sexual abuse

Suggested Citation

Colgan, Beth A., Public Health and Safety Consequences of Denying Access to Justice for Victims of Prison Staff Sexual Misconduct (December 1, 2012). UCLA Women's Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2304837 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2304837

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