Epstein might not have been killed, but sex offenders’ prison deaths often are ‘choreographed’ | Opinion

[miamiherald.com – 8/12/19] Many people aren’t buying the official “suicide” story from the Manhattan Correctional Complex that housed financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein on suicide watch until late July. Theories that Epstein was murdered to protect any number of political cabals are widespread on social media. President Trump has suggested that Bill and […] [Read More]

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A Critical Look at Statutory Rape Laws

[verdict.justia.com – 8/13/19] Last week, Jeffrey Epstein died in jail, apparently a suicide. The prior month, he was arrested on federal sex trafficking charges related to his and other men’s conduct with girls as young as fourteen. Most spectators to the very public humiliation that might have driven him to suicide, judged him very harshly. […] [Read More]

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How Social Media Shapes Our Identity

[newyorker.com – 8/8/19] The Internet constantly confronts us with evidence of our past. Are we losing the chance to remake ourselves? … Humans have always tried to cope with the difficulty of memory, to turn it “from an intolerable horror to something which is reassuringly innocuous and familiar.” Social media just makes us more adept […] [Read More]

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FBI investigating Epstein apparent suicide amid suspicion surrounding his death

Do you really believe Epstein killed himself? Share your thoughts in the comments below… _____ The FBI has launched an investigation into the apparent suicide of billionaire and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, the agency said in a press release Saturday. Epstein, who was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, reportedly hanged himself Saturday morning, and his body was removed…

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AK: Without guidance, Alaska judges to ‘muddle through’ sex offender registry removal decisions

[ktuu.com – 8/9/19] ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Without guidance, Alaska Superior Court judges will have to “muddle their way through” decisions over how a person can apply to be removed from the sex offender registry, says John Skidmore, the director of the criminal division with the Department of Law. In June, the Alaska Supreme Court determined […] [Read More]

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Pentagon launches Catch program to identify serial sex offenders in the military

[stripes.com – 8/5/19] WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has launched a new program that aims to find serial sex offenders in the military by compiling information into a database submitted by sexual-assault survivors. The program, called Catch a Serial Offender, or Catch, allows survivors of sexual assault who are submitting a restricted report to provide information […] [Read More]

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