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Warning: Integrity of judicial process at risk

This may also be seen at Criminal Legal News By Sandy Rozek . . . Testimony from individuals at a sentencing hearing has one primary purpose: to give the court additional information on which to base a sentencing decision. Victim impact statements focus on the harm done, while statements on behalf of the convicted are intended to paint as thorough a…

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The cost of speaking good of a convicted sexual offender

By Sandy . . . One of the most damaging attitudes toward those convicted of sexual crimes is that they can never again do anything noble or worthy, that they are forever  criminals. This is the underlying justification for registries and restrictions that block rather than encourage rehabilitative initiatives. At least equally damaging, however, is the insistence that not only…

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