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Opaque Military Justice System Shields Child Sex Abuse Cases

Child sex offenders are the largest category of inmates in U.S. military prisons, yet a full accounting of their crimes and for how long they're locked up is shielded by an opaque system of justice, an Associated Press investigation has found. Of the 1,233 inmates confined in the military's prison network, 61 percent were convicted of sex crimes, according to the latest available data, obtained through the federal open records law. Children were the victims in over half of those...

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