DOJ weighs in on suit filed by trans woman in Georgia prison

May 14, 2021
Associated Press

...The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center, which filed the lawsuit on Diamond’s behalf, applauded the Justice Department filing.

“In essence, the DOJ confirms that when it comes to Ms. Diamond — who alleges repeated sexual assaults, including by prison officials, and ongoing denial of adequate medical care — the U.S. Constitution is on her side,” the organizations said in an emailed statement. “We are encouraged that the Biden administration agrees, and optimistic that the court will protect the rights of Ms. Diamond and other incarcerated trans people.” ...

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