CA Corrections Officers Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Charges
Allegations of sexual misconduct at four California women's prisons have forced the resignations of five male corrections officers. Another officer will face sexual assault charges and has been placed on administrative leave. Kati Corsaut, Corrections Department spokesperson for the California Institution for Women in Frontera, said that another 40 male employees of the Frontera facility will face investigations.
8/21/2014 Ugandan President Signs Law Making HIV Transmission Illegal - A bill that criminalizes HIV transmission has been signed into law by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
Provisions of the law include possible imprisonment of HIV-positive individuals, a ten-year prison sentence and fine for the "intentional transmission of HIV," a five-year prison sentence for "attempted transmission of HIV," and compulsory testing in some situations. . . .