Justice Department announces investigation into Georgia prisons

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by BA 24 Views

The US Justice Department on Tuesday announced a statewide investigation into prisons in Georgia, focusing on prisoner-on-prisoner violence and sexual abuse of gay, lesbian and transgender prisoners by prisoners and staff. Kristen Clarke, who leads the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division, said the investigation will look into possible civil rights violations. Clarke said the Justice Department found “significant justification” to open […]