Take the Oath to Protect Confidentiality

From Stop Fam­i­ly Vio­lence Now:

The Air Force has issued an arrest war­rant against Jen­nifer Bier, a civil­ian ther­a­pist, who has refused to turn over con­fi­den­tial coun­sel­ing records of a mil­i­tary rape vic­tim to the mil­i­tary court.

A tem­po­rary stay of arrest has been issued by the Tenth Dis­trict Fed­er­al Appeals Court; argu­ments will be heard lat­er this week.

Bier has pro­vid­ed coun­sel­ing ser­vices to sev­er­al Air Force Acad­e­my cadets, includ­ing Jes­si­ca Brakey, a for­mer cadet whose rape alle­ga­tions broke open the sex­u­al assault scan­dal at the Air Force Acad­e­my. An inter­nal inves­ti­ga­tion found mul­ti­ple prob­lems in the way sex­u­al harass­ment and assault was being addressed at the acad­e­my and result­ed in the fir­ing of sev­er­al Acad­e­my administrators.

The very idea of the mil­i­tary being able to issue arrest war­rants for civil­ians is insane! I’ll be watch­ing this case very closely.

Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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