Hernandez v. Mesa Ruling

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Hernandez v. Mesa this week is inhumane and unjust. The decision insulates a border guard who shot and killed a child on Mexican soil. With numerous other groups advancing the rights of survivors, ASISTA filed an amicus brief highlighting the problem of sexual assaults committed by federal officers and the need to have recourse against such devastating violence. To see the amicus brief, click here and for the decision click here.

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