How The Houston Justice System Failed Rape Victims

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The rape of a woman named Jenny by a man named Keith Edward Hendricks became a national scandal and dominated the Houston District Attorney's race last year after she filed a federal lawsuit claiming that her jailing to ensure her testimony amounted to being "re-raped." Prosecutors defended the tactic as necessary to protect Jenny and finally put Hendricks away. Jenny had been raped because the Harris County criminal justice system failed her, and a long line of other . . .

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