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March 5, 2007

Second NYT piece on sex offender confinement

Following up this initial article, the New York Times today has this long story headlined "A Record of Failure at Center for Sex Offenders" as the second of its three-part series on sex offender confinement.  Sex Crimes has coverage here (along with lots of other good new stuff), as does Corrections Sentencing here.

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Part two just shows the complete and abject failure of these proceedings. The supreme Court made clear that civil commitment is permissible if accompanied by treatment. These cases show that such treatment as there is does absolutely nothing.

Posted by: BernieK | Mar 5, 2007 4:47:27 PM

Depends on how one defines failure . . . . there is the incapacitation issue . . . .

Posted by: federalist | Mar 5, 2007 5:29:49 PM

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