Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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."

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