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Montana Supreme Court To Rule On Federal Culpability For Sexual Assault Cases

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In Montana, if a citizen is sexually assaulted by a state county or municipal law enforcement officer, the victim can sue the agency for which the officer works. But, in Montana, it’s unclear whether that same principle applies to a federal law enforcement agent because the officer is a federal employee. That’s the central question the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has sent back to the Montana State Supreme Court to decide.

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