Feds Are Liable For BIA Officer's Actions, 9th Circ. Told

By Crystal Owens (November 22, 2023, 5:07 PM EST) -- A Northern Cheyenne woman who was sexually assaulted on her Montana reservation by an on-duty Bureau of Indian Affairs officer is asking the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower court's ruling that the federal government can't be held responsible for his actions, saying the determination makes it impossible for victims like herself to prevail....

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