Prison sex abuse must be rooted out, Justice official tells wardens

Sexual abuse in the nation’s federal prisons must be rooted out, the Justice Department’s second-highest-ranking leader told prison wardens gathered for their first nationwide training since revelations that a toxic, permissive culture at a California prison allowed abuse to run rampant.

Congressman calls toxic conditions at Dublin prison a 'disgrace'

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Dublin) is troubled over the horrid living conditions at the Federal Institute at Dublin – already in the public's eye for its rampant sexual abuse cases -- and he is planning to visit the tarnished all-women's prison soon.