Skenazy on civil commitment; quotes Molnar of NARSOL’s affiliate TX Voices

By Lenore Skenazy . . . For many men serving time for committing sex offenses in Texas, their prison term never really ends—even if they complete their sentence. That’s because they’re required to enter a live-in mental health facility before returning to society. That facility—in Littlefield, Texas—is actually a former maximum security prison in the middle of a dirt field. “It…

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Attorney David Singleton and “Interest-Convergence Theory” at NARSOL conference

When Attorney David Singleton was just beginning his practice 30 years ago, Megan’s Law was not on the books, and there were no restrictions forbidding people with sexual offense convictions from living and working wherever they could best provide for themselves and their families. These and other laws, and the media attention they have generated, have made people convicted of…

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