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The Effectiveness of Sex Offender Treatment Programs – Robert Tronge (tags)
In January of 1989, before the sex offender hysteria hit the legislative sector of our country, a study was conducted entitled ‘Sex Offender Recidivism a Review‘, by the noted researchers L. Furby, M.R.Weinroth, and L. Blackshaw. Although the primary purpose of this study was to try and determine the actual recidivism of people who are involved in sex crimes what it secondarily discovered was the effectiveness of treatment programs or lack thereof I should say in reducing recidivism.. Realize that today most treatment programs that use behavior modification follow the same type of guidelines that were used during this time. They were basically drug and alcohol programs that were modified to treat people with what therapists perceived as sexual control problems.
Please Oh LA Times Get A San Diego Section—Please! (tags)
The U-T has never been, over the time I have lived in southern California, a terribly great paper—despite all the awards the news industry gives onto itself. Yet it is really the opinion pages at the U-T that suck (even with less news and staff). OK, given that the front page is now celebrity central as Hollywood Variety Magazine—that is a tabloid sensation for a cult of personality is questionable too.
Halloween Ordinance Unconstitutional (tags)
Riverside County passed an ordinance last week that violates the constitutional rights of anyone convicted of a sex-related crime. There are more than 2,500 such people in that County plus family members affected. Anyone who violates ordinance may be sentenced to 6 months in jail and fined up to $1,000.
SCARY IF TRUE~ AND MORE FRIGHTENING WHEN IMPLEMENTED.... (tags)
IS THIS NEW WORLD ORDER LEGISLATION OR IS THIS ALERT AMERICAN CITIZEN (WHO RECENTLY INFORMED LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS ABOUT THIS LEGISLATION) CORRECT IN THEIR ASSERTION.....EITHER WAY MAYBE THE ACLU AND OTHER FREEDOM PROTECTION ORGANIZATIONS CAN ENLIGHTEN US ALL TO REALITY ON THIS ONE ???
Why the leniency for pedophiles in Israel? (tags)
According to data disclosed at this week's Beersheba Conference on Child Welfare, some 2,500 complaints are filed annually in Israel regarding sexual assaults against minors under 14. Dr. Yitzhak Kadman, executive director of the National Council for the Child, paints a darker picture yet, estimating that over the past several years no fewer than 100,000 of this country's children have suffered some degree of sexual molestation.
California's Sex Offender Database: Is Your Home at Threat Level Red? (tags)
The easily accessible Megan's Law Database could have a negative impact on California, raising fears, achieving little and impacting real estate values.