DNA evidence and a powerful will to fight helped former federal Texas prisoner Marilyn Shirley win a sexual assault conAviction and a $4 million civil decision against a guard who raped her while she was being held in the Carswell federal prison camp in Fort Worth, Texas.
In April of 2001, Human Rights Watch released a report called No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prison. The report, written by Joanne Mariner, contains dozens of first-hand accounts of prisoner rape and sexual assault, stories that are both horrifying and sobering.
Some of the most ...
Review by Alex Coolman