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Compensation denied for man wrongfully incarcerated for 37 years

A man who spent 37 years in state prison for a rape and murder he didn’t commit is also being barred from being compensated for his wrongful conviction. Efforts are underway to eliminate or bypass the so-called “clean hands” provision that bars compensation if there...

Pakistan: Op-ed points out flaws in Chemical Castration

Using hormonal drugs to reduce sexual violence recidivism is known as chemical castration. In 1996, California became the first state in the United States to authorize the use of either chemical or surgical castration for certain sex offenders who were being released...

Author apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

[FAC NOTE: The next time you think everyone convicted of a sex crime is actually guilty...] Author Alice Sebold publicly apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir “Lucky" and said she was struggling...

OnceFallen: ACTION ALERT! Colorado SOMB open comments on language change

On Nov. 19th, the Colorado "Sex Offender" Management Board proposed changing the term "sex offender" to "adults who commit sex offenses" in their treatment guidelines. (Interestingly, they had previously changed the language for juveniles in a similar manner without...


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