“We’re using child abuse to treat child-on-child sexual abuse”

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg . . . Seth (not his real name) describes himself as an outcast as a child. “I was the fat kid with glasses that got picked on ever since first grade,” said Seth, now 40, who grew up in New Jersey, where he still lives. “I was always a socially awkward kid.” In 1993, when he was 14,…

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Strict liability schemes seriously threaten constitutional protections against wrongful conviction

By Larry Neely . . . The case of Zach Anderson has certainly been in the news in recent weeks. In fact, RSOL has joined the crusade for Zach. My opinion is that we are placing far too much emphasis on Zach’s individual case and too little attention on the underlying cause, which places thousands of young people in the…

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