Montana Attorneys Said 'Terrible Things' to Rape Victims: DOJ Report

In January, Fred Van Valkenburg, the head of the Missoula County Attorney's Office in Montana, denied that his office had systematic issues with prosecuting sexual assault cases. But a letter released by the Department of Justice Friday detailing the results of the DOJ's investigation into MCAO reveals that the… » 2/17/14 11:40am 2/17/14 11:40am

Missoula County Attorney Pushes Back Against Justice Department Demands

Despite intervention from the Department of Justice (or perhaps because of), the debate over the handling of sexual assault cases in Missoula County, Montana is still highly contentious. The Missoula County Attorney's office, led by Fred Van Valkenburg, said last week that they'd fight demands that the office make… » 1/17/14 11:10am 1/17/14 11:10am

Missoula Cops Are Actually Getting Their Shit Together

Some news from Missoula: awful Police Chief (of denial) Mark Muir is handing over his daily responsibilities so he can focus on the city’s response to the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation into the department's gender bias. Although Muir still refuses to admit that the department was ever shitty at handling… » 8/01/13 6:20pm 8/01/13 6:20pm

Missoula Cops Promise to Start Taking Sexual Assault Cases Seriously

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Missoula Police Department have reached an agreement that the cops will stop being so horrible to rape survivors, starting with actually acknowledging that they might have been raped. » 5/16/13 9:30am 5/16/13 9:30am

University of Montana Pinky Swears To Properly Handle Sexual Assault

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A year ago, the Department of Justice and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights launched an investigation into the handling of sexual assault allegations at the University of Montana, then under fire for a spate of highly-publicized alleged rapes. Today, the feds and the college reached a positive yet … » 5/09/13 6:45pm 5/09/13 6:45pm

Sketchy Billionaire Dumps A Chunk Of American Apparel Shares

Ex-Bill Clinton B.F.F., improbable modelizer, and owner of the private jet known as "Air Fuck One" Ron Burkle bought $6 million worth of American Apparel shares last summer. Then the stock price pretty much plummeted. Now he's reducing his stake. » 1/26/11 5:44pm 1/26/11 5:44pm

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