Constitutionality of lengthy sex offender detentions questioned In the six years since the U.S. government authorized civil detention for dangerous sex offenders, it has sought to commit 136 men. Out of those, it has won civil commitments of only 15, or 11 percent. In contrast, it has either lost, or been forced to dismiss, 61 cases, or 45 percent. (Actually, make that 62.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A youthful-looking sex offender who posed as a 12-year-old boy to enroll in several Arizona schools was sentenced Tuesday to 70 1/2 years in prison. Neil Havens Rodreick II pleaded guilty last year to seven crimina... Read Post
Two convicted sex offenders today won groundbreaking rulings that their "indefinite" registration on the sex offenders register with no right of review is "incompatible" with their human rights. The test cases of teenager "F", who c... Read Post