A non-profit law group tried to help maritime midshipmen facing assault at sea.

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, part of the Transportation Department, has suspended a program that puts students at sea for a year. That followed reports of sexual assault of students aboard commercial vessels. Members of Congress have called on the academy to establish a plan for dealing with assault. According to my next guest, the stories keep coming in. He’s the founder and chief legal officer of Maritime Legal Aid and Advocacy, J. Ryan Melogy.