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Bipartisan legislation would require all of Minnesota's law enforcement departments to follow best practices.
Two Minnesota congressional members this week are reintroducing bipartisan sexual assault legislation named after a former University of Minnesota student-turned-activist whose rape case brought national…
Jake Patterson had no criminal record or social media footprint.
Victims of domestic abuse or sexual assault could face a loss of services.
No terror threat has been proved, federal ruling says.
As dozens more women have stepped forward to tell their stories, reforms are underway in Minnesota. Victim advocates and rape survivors say they are heartened by the pledges of reform by police leaders, prosecutors and lawmakers.
Law enforcement officers responding to sexual assaults in Minnesota would be expected to follow strict new protocols — including the best ways to gather evidence and interview victims — under a draft policy prepared for the state's police licensing board.
Hennepin County expands homeless court to wider range of defendants, low-level crimes.
With the ruling likely to be appealed, it will likely take months for it to go through the court process.
Utah's shift is a promising sign of how a state can do more to help rape victims get the justice that so often eludes them — if everyone involved is working with the same priorities.