Just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court justices return from summer break a continuing controversy threatens the court’s credibility.  Did they play fast and loose with the facts in several landmark sex offense cases?   A new video that just went live on the New York Times website will tell you plenty, click on the link below.  Also below are several stories with more information.  –Bill Dobbs, The Dobbs Wire

 

A ‘Frightening’ Myth About Sex Offenders

 

New York Times Op-Doc by David Feige

Our harsh treatment of sex offenders is based on flawed social science

See the VIDEO:

https://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000005415081/a-frightening-myth-about-sex-offenders.html

 

 

 

The Washington Post | March 9, 2017

The big lie about sex offenders

By Radley Balko

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2017/03/09/the-big-lie-about-sex-offenders/?utm_term=.6a04841b4ad5

 

Slate | March 7, 2017

The Supreme Court’s Sex-Offender Jurisprudence Is Based on a Lie

By David Feige

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/03/sex_offender_bans_are_based_on_bad_science.html

 

Washington Post | June 21, 2017

Three Pinocchios:  Justice Alito’s misleading claim about sex offender rearrests

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/06/21/justice-alitos-misleading-claim-about-sex-offender-rearrests/?utm_term=.b4e7486e8ade

 

New York Post | March 1, 2017

Do sex offenders have a right to free speech?

By Lenore Skenazy

http://nypost.com/2017/03/01/do-sex-offenders-have-a-right-to-free-speech/

 

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