If you needed to ask, this week you got your answers.

This week, two incidents played out in the news that seemed to confirm some of the worst fears about how America’s criminal justice system handles sexual assault. 

In one corner, the U.S. Department of Justice released a scathing report about the Baltimore Police Department that showed rampant problems with how sex crimes are handled in the city.

A day after that DOJ report dropped, a campus rapist from the University of Colorado-Boulder who was convicted of sexual assault in May received his sentence ― and it did not include any prison time. 


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