Moral Panic over Sex Offenses Results in Cruel and Self-Defeating Overpunishment
"National Lawyers Guild Review Editor-in-Chief Nathan Goetting has
published a thought-provoking piece in the most recent issue of the
Review, commenting on America’s 'moral panic' over sexual offenses,
which has 'created self-defeating policies, unconstitutional laws,
and cruel punishments.' Among those punishments are a plethora of collateral consequences that stigmatize and shame without regard to actual risk."