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Minnesota House Democrats launch week of proposed sexual assault reforms


January 30, 2019

As hearings continued at the Capitol on a series of proposed reforms to Minnesota’s sexual assault laws, a pair of lawmakers questioned whether more stakeholders should have been involved in their conception.

Police and prosecutors weighed in Tuesday on recommendations from then-Attorney General Lori Swanson’s 10-member task force, formed after the Star Tribune’s special report, “Denied Justice,” documented pervasive failings in the way Minnesota law enforcement agencies investigate sexual assault.


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