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.
11/21/2014 Fifth Circuit Court Refuses to Reconsider Ruling Blocking Mississippi TRAP Law - The full US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Thursday refused to reconsider a panel decision blocking enforcement of a Mississippi law that threatened to close the last remaining abortion clinic in the state.
In July, a panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction against a Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. . . .