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MO: Sex offender from Ballwin area faces legal limbo

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY • There is a special wing here at the county jail that holds nine detainees who were convicted long ago for sex crimes. They already served their time in prison. Still, they wear bright orange jumpsuits as they await another kind of trial. Flagged as possible sexually violent predators, the Missouri attorney general’s office wants them held indefinitely at a secure state mental institution called Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services, or SORTS.

But first, in most of their cases, juries will be asked to make a rare decision in the American legal system — keep them locked away on the expectation of another crime. Full Article

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How many times can this guy be tried for the same offense, which he didn’t commit, but they think he might commit? Surreal.

Come to think of it, we have all been sentenced for a crime they think we might commit, sentenced to this panopticon or surveillance regime called the registry.

Hi Tim True! So true!!! I will always think people that think they can predict, guess or know what people will do in the future are kooks, they are nuts. All you need do is look at the registry and all the chaos and harm it creates and you will see they don’t know what they are doing. They only think they know what they are doing. And most of society thinks them wise and believes in them!!! Which shows how full flight from reality most people really are. These nut cases continually prove themselves wrong and the refugees from… Read more »

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