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Court setting dangerous precedent with sexual offenders

 

October 2, 2017



Most people agree that a sexual act forced on any individual against heir will constitutes a heinous crime.

As citizens, we hope for the best outcomes in those situations. We trust that our justice system will work. We trust that predators will be arrested, receive a fair trial and ultimately go to prison. As a former victim/witness advocate, I watched multiple victims go through the criminal justice process. Most of the time, regardless of how involved or cooperative the victim was with the prosecution, the alleged sexual offenders pleaded guilty in exchange for a far lesser sentence or w...



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