Bureau of Prisons to go on trial over sexual abuse of female inmates at California prison

The Federal Bureau of Prisons will go on trial over guards’ sexual abuse of female inmates at a since-closed California prison.

FCI Dublin was one of six all-female prisons with the BOP and became infamous for widespread allegations of sexual abuse and coverups by staff against inmates. On Wednesday, in the first hearing since the prison closed last month, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled that a trial over a lawsuit brought forward by inmates would go ahead next year, the Associated Press reported.

The Federal Correctional Institution is shown in Dublin, California, Monday, March 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Both sides were ordered to be ready for a trial on June 23, 2025.

In a statement after the hearing, the BOP said that “it appreciates Judge Gonzalez Rogers’ work in this area and stands ready
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