Former FBI Agent: Vast Majority of Child Sex Assaults Committed by Family and Friends

High-profile former FBI agent Jim Clemente, who worked primarily on cases involving sexual assaults of children, has this to say about child victims: “The vast majority are victimized by people they know and people they love.” That means that sex-offender registries protect no one. Asked to quantify “vast majority,” Clemente said (based on his experience)Continue reading “Former FBI Agent: Vast Majority of Child Sex Assaults Committed by Family and Friends”

Minnesota Lawsuit Tests Civil Commitment

” . . . it’s really important that our system of justice doesn’t decide things on whether we think the people are hateful or awful.”— Minnesota attorney Dan Gustafson, who represents the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against Minnesota and its medieval civil commitment program.Trial begins Monday in federal court in Minnesota in a complicatedContinue reading “Minnesota Lawsuit Tests Civil Commitment”