DOJ 'Finally' Implementing Anti-Prison Rape Policies, 10 Years After Congressional Vote
'Astronomical' civil penalties are likely for non-compliant prisons.
The Department of Justice is beginning to implement new prison rape regulations ten years after Congress approved the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) in 2003. Prisons choosing not to implement the measures, officials said Wednesday, make themselves liable for sky-high civil judgments.
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Smith, Brenda V. and Nelson, Steven, "DOJ 'Finally' Implementing Anti-Prison Rape Policies, 10 Years After Congressional Vote" (2013). Popular Media. 301.