Public Health and Safety Consequences of Denying Access to Justice for Victims of Prison Staff Sexual Misconduct
45 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2013
Date Written: December 1, 2012
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: 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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