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Articles by John Boston

25 Years of the Prison Litigation Reform Act

Congress Amends PLRA Physical Injury Requirement for Sexual Abuse Cases

The federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was renewed and broadened in February 2013, after much controversy involving Republican opposition to provisions extending certain of the statute's protections to LGBT persons, Native Americans living on reservations and undocumented immigrants.

Lost in those debates was the fact that the broadened VAWA ...