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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Bilbray: Suspect's release in Mexico 'a huge blunder'


LOS ANGELES — A Republican congressman is accusing the Bush administration of failing to own up to "a huge blunder" that led to the release in Mexico of a man wanted in the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

Rep. Brian Bilbray, who represents an area of San Diego near the border of Mexico, said this week that he will continue to press the Justice Department for answers it has refused to provide him about the apparent failure to seek timely extradition of Jesus Navarro Montes last month.

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July 27, 2008 in Homeland Security | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Lawmakers look at sex offenders in nursing homes

Ray McDaniel's 18-year-old daughter was raped 10 days after moving into a nursing home — by a registered sex offender who also lived there.

No one was required to tell McDaniel that the 43-year-old sex offender was a resident of the nursing home where his daughter was admitted in 2005 because she is mentally retarded and has schizophrenia. The resident who attacked her pleaded guilty and is serving three years in prison.

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July 27, 2008 in Sex | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)