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Public Proceedings

Hearing: At Risk: Sexual Abuse and Vulnerable Groups Behind Bars
August 19, 2005

Personal Accounts from Survivors of Prison Sexual Assaults

Introduction of Senator Gloria Romero and Secretary Roderick Q. Hickman

Introduction of Comments and Remarks

At Risk: The Mentally Ill Population

At Risk: The Youthful Populations

At Risk: The Adult Female Population

At Risk: The Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Populations

Best Practices for Confining Vulnerable Groups Behind Bars


Since its creation, the Commission has undertaken a comprehensive legal and factual study of the penalogical, physical, mental, medical, social and economic impacts of prison sexual assaults