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Legal Scholars Provide a Critical Analysis of Sex Offender Legislation  

Author:  Stacy Calhoun.

Source: Volume 19, Number 03, April/May 2018 , pp.33-34(2)

Sex Offender Law Report

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In their new book, “Shaming the Constitution: The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation,” Michael Perlin and Heather Cucolo, from the New York Law School, argue that these laws both violate constitutional rights and fail to ensure public safety. Stacy Cornett analyzes their evidence and reasoning.

Keywords: Sanism; Pretextuality; Heuristics

Affiliations:  1: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs.

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