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United States: judge appoints special master to oversee California federal women’s prison after rampant abuse

A judge on Friday appointed a special master to oversee a troubled federal women’s prison in California known for rampant sexual abuse against inmates, marking the first time the Bureau of Prisons has been subject to such oversight.

Source: Toronto Star (05/04/2024)