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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Does the U.S. really care about stopping prison rape?

The Justice Department was supposed to issue new guidelines to prisons and jails that would help prevent prison rape, but the DOJ is going to miss the deadline. They've talked about segregating prisoners according to size, not letting male guards supervise female prisoners while showering, etc. But some of these fixes require new or remodeled facilities, extra staff, etc. They say it could cost about $1 billion per year, NPR reports.

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