Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Think Again - If You Have The Capacity
Monday, July 30, 2012
The child safety lottery
"The registry was intended to prevent other children from falling victim to a similar fate, a desire shared by everyone. But the laws have so drastically expanded what qualifies as a sex offense, there are now over 700,000 Americans on the registry, many of whom have never harmed a child and are unlikely to ever harm a child, rendering it a self-defeating tool."
"The counterproductive catch-all of supposed sex offenders. Misplaced anxiety about child protection makes judicial policy on sex offenders a blunt instrument that needlessly blights lives."
Sadhbh Walshe, The Guardian, Wednesday 18 April 2012 17.13 BST
I Love a Sex Offender
Does a watched pot boil? A time-series analysis of New York State's sex offender registration and notification law