Justice Advocate Emily Burton-Blank talks about her role in the Houston Police Department for providing support to survivors and investigators of sexual assault crimes.
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Just four other governors answered Rick Perry’s call to defy a federal law designed to reduce prison rape.
On March 12, a Honduran woman, her 14-year old daughter and another teenage girl surrendered to Border Patrol agent Esteban Manzanares on the banks of the Rio Grande in Mission, Texas. What happened next has shaken a border community and become a major scandal for the Border Patrol.
Yet another Justice Department study says the Harris County Jail has a sexual abuse problem. Can Sheriff Garcia fix the problem without admitting it exists?
What happens when the key witness and victim in a horrific crime is a child too young and immature to reliably remember what happened? And how reliable are they when they change their minds?
A massive new study by the U.S. Department of Justice ranked more than 350 jails by the rate of sexual abuse reported by their […]