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Should Young Sex Offenders Get Different Treatment?

October 10, 2012 05:00:00 am
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By Paul Demko

Courtesy of Politics in Minnesota

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) has been widely criticized  for inconsistent management and clinical treatment. But legislators, clinicians and others have begun to focus on MSOP’s practices as they relate to juveniles who are referred to the program—and end up with a virtual “life sentence” with little examination of the possibilities for rehabilitation.

In a lengthy report on the “Politics in Minnesota” website, Paul Demko, a 2012 John Jay/Tow Juvenile Justice Reporting Fellow,  unveils the personal tragedies behind a practice that is widely used across the U.S. Read his report HERE.

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