The Justice Department Is Backing A Trans Woman Who Says She Was Repeatedly Raped In Men’s Prisons In Georgia

May 14, 2021
Buzzfeed News

...Diamond’s legal team at the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center released a statement saying they were “encouraged” by the Biden administration’s decision to jump into the case.

“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,” Diamond’s lawyers said.

A spokesperson for the Georgia Department of Corrections wrote in an email that the department does not comment on pending litigation. ...

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May 14, 2021