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  • Sex Crime Offenders And Child Molesters
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    Butler and Roos 1 Steve Butler and Eric Rooms. Johnson Advanced English 1014 January 2000 Megan's Law When people think of their neighbors, do they think of violent sex crime offenders? Many people have to deal with this every day of life. There are now laws that inform people of a community when a sex crime offender moves into their town. These laws are said to keep violent sex crime offenders from striking again, but do these laws really work is the question that many people ask? The answer al...
  • Convicted Sex Offender
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    MEGAN'S LAW PROTECT THE CHILDREN OR THE PEDOPHILES Megan Kanka was an innocent little girl, someone's daughter, sister, and best friend. The defendant, Jesse Timmendequas, changed all of that. He changed it brutally, savagely, and permanently. In a few moments of unspeakable horror, the defendant destroyed all of Megan's dreams, all of that joy, all that hope, all that promise. In those few moments, he destroyed Megan Kanka's life. She would never live to see her wedding day, never have children...
  • Article Sex Offender Treatment
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    What if our nation where to take a true no tolerance approach to sex offenders What if the old adage the devil made me do it was no longer an excuse, thrown out along with I could not help it and I am sick, its not my fault Whether it is due to media exposure, new community outrage aimed at the offender rather than the victim OR that our nation is truly going to hell in a hand basket, we are bombarded on a daily basis with shocking stories of children being molested, their innocence stolen, thei...
  • Researchers The Recidivism Rates For Sex Offenders
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    A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Chemical Castration and Physical Castration on the Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders Introduction This paper examines the effects of chemical castration and physical castration on the recidivism rates of sex offenders. Using theory integration or the multi factor approach, the findings reveal there are several factors influencing sex offender recidivism. Both chemical castration and physical castration have the potential to reduce the recidivism rates of sex...
  • Different Type Of Chemical Castration
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    Should Chemical Castration be performed on Sex Offenders? Okay suppose your five-year-old daughter was brutally attacked and raped by a known sex offender, would you rather the offender to be sentenced to a few years in prison, only to get out and destroy another innocent victim's life or have them chemically castrated? Chemical castration is the process of injecting male sex offenders' female hormones to eliminate their sex drive. Honestly until someone is in the position; how can they say that...
  • Treatment Behavior And Sex Offender Recidivism
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    Sex offenders have been a serious problem for our legal system at all levels, not to mention those who have been their victims. There are 43,000 inmates in prison for sexual offenses while each year in this country over 510,000 children are sexually assaulted (Oakes 99). The latter statistic, in its context, does not convey the severity of the situation. Each year 510,000 children have their childhood's destroyed, possibly on more than one occasion, and are faced with dealing with the assault fo...
  • Release Of The Sex Offenders
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    The purpose of Megans Law is to let the public know when a convicted sex offender is released into their community. Mr. Michael Chertoff, a former U.S. attorney has a curious question for our states corrections department. "How can members of the public be informed when dangerous predators have been released into their community, if the prosecutors, who are supposed to notify the public, have not been told either" Mr. Chertoff did investigate this and found out that this isn't just a small probl...
  • Sex Offender Registration And Notification Laws
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    Our Best Defense In May of 1997, President Bill Clinton signed the Jacob Wetteriing Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act. This law arose from New Jersey's Megan's Law that came about after seven-year-old Megan Kanka was raped and murdered by a twice-convicted sex offender who was living in her neighborhood. This federal law mandates that released sex offenders must register as such with local law enforcement. The state will be responsible for maintaining a data ...
  • Repetitive Sexual Offender
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    In July 1994, Jesse Timmendequas, 35, confessed to strangling, and raping seven year old Megan Kanka, his neighbor in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. He had pleaded guilty twice before to sexually assaulting small children. In 1981 a judge had labeled him a compulsive, repetitive sexual offender. (Glaberson A 1 1996). The killing of Megan generated enormous public outrage. New Jersey legislature responded by proposing Megan's Law; a series of statues aimed at protecting the community from sex off...
  • Several Studies Of Castrated Sex Offenders
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    CHEMICAL CASTRATION The United States has always sought ways of punishing criminals, but it has begun to seriously crack down on sex offenders, especially child molesters. President Clinton proposed Megan's Law to the country, a law that required previous sex offenders to register with the local law enforcement agencies. This was inspired by the murder of Megan K anka, a young girl murdered by her neighbor who was a convicted sex offender. Since the proposal, twenty states require registry and e...
  • Punishments For Felonies And Sex Offenders
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    CRIMINOLOGICAL SEVERITY OF SEXUAL PREDATORS The fear of not being able to protect our children from the evils of the world is perhaps the greatest fear of all. Our children are our link to innocence. However, despite our best efforts to shield them from forces that they do not yet know about, we know it is impossible to do so without several forms of government intervention. For the goals of this testimony, the definition of sexual offenders will be the following: A sex offender will refer to an...

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