State liable for rape of inmate by guard

Jay Leiderman
By: Jay Leiderman
January 25 2015

Court Finds State Negligent for Rape of Inmate by Guard

“The state was negligent for failing to prevent a corrections officer at the shuttered Bayview state prison in Manhattan from raping and impregnating an inmate after other prisoners made sexual abuse complaints against the guard, a state judge has determined.”

rape by prison guards is all too common

[Ventura County, California criminal defense lawyer and State Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist Jay Leiderman provides defense of cases involving oppression leveled against activists and hacktivists. He does all types of cases involving the digital revolution, civil rights, political dissent, emerging tech issues in the courts, piracy, Search and seizure issues, freedom on the internet, fighting against unjust systems, governmental and prosecutorial overreach, medical marijuana, and overall injustice. Jay fights for the underdog. Jay is a lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee. Jay is pro-privacy for hte individual and believes in transparency for hte state and large corporations. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), The National Lawyer’s Guild (NLG), The California Public Defender’s Association (CPDA) and is also a lifetime member of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ). He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts.]