Q: Our daughter is transgender male halfway through her transition. She was placed in all male prison where she has been
sexually assaulted twice.She was brought to hospital both times.As her patents we need to get advice to help her any information you have or advice would be appreciated. Thankyou.
A: I’d suggest contacting an attorney directly. Most will give a free consultation. But this is more complicated than can be addressed in this format.
A: That would depend upon what you are wanting to do. Call an attorney to discuss, to clarify the question and goal, and explore possible legal remedies. Of course, the passage of time will destroy legal rights and remedies.
Contact the Minnesota Civil Liberties Union, prison reform unit. Contact her attorney for the underlying case. Contact the LAMBDA Legal Defense Fund Their regional office is:
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601-7245
If your daughter did not ask the court or Prison to be transfered she should do so.
The following may be of use:
Ultimately, she would possibly have a claim for failure to protect her and the statute of limitations would be two years but as it is a government entity you are suing notice must be given within 180 days: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/3.736
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