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In the US, the question of gender and facility-assignment depends on whose prison it is – federal, vs. a specific state. There may be a specific policy adopted by a particular prison system, but there is no specific statute that generally requires segregation of prisoners based on gender. Policies will exist which protect a prisoner's 8th amendment right to ...


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My advice: forget about it Even if you had grounds to appeal, the time for doing so is long since past. Such time limits are absolute so the matter is res judicata. Unfortunately, your not knowing the law and procedures doesn’t matter - you are deemed to know and if you don’t know you are required to learn (or hire someone who does know) before the process ...


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There are no UK laws explicitly against political persecution and I don't know which laws one could use in relation to it. One can seek asylum in an EU or UN member state (including the UK) on the basis of being persecuted for one's political opinion. According to the BBC, Assange's asylum claim in the Ecuadorian embassy was granted by Ecuador's government ...


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In the US and UK, public prosecutors have "prosecutorial discretion," which means that they have mostly sole discretion of which alleged crimes they choose to prosecute. In the UK, the Crown Prosecution Service does have a set of guidelines on their prosecutors must follow when making the decision to prosecute, summarized as (emphasis mine): Is there ...


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It is generally legal in the US for the government to investigate a person for committing crimes, and to prosecute them if there is sufficient evidence that they committed a crime. The criminal indictment, returned by a grand jury in US District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, can be seen here. This alleges conspiracy to violation of 18 USC 371, 1030(a)(...


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