MN: Appeals Court – Sex Offender Program Constitutional

Minnesota’s program for keeping sex offenders confined after they complete their prison sentences is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, reversing a lower-court judge who said it violates offenders’ rights because hardly anyone is ever released. Full Article



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Kafkaesque to be sure.

wow a rational basis review? seems like indefinite incarceration would require more than a rational basis review….

So, we are now second class citizens now, right?

It will never end till those that can choose the path to end it. The path is abolishment! S.T.O.P. Stop The Oppressive Policies!

What is really disappointing is that we now know we have less rights than prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. They get released back into society and go back to terrorism. Their recidivism rate is multiple times higher than sex offenders.

someone in that federal appeals court needs thier head examined, wouldnt it be fun to perform a lobotomy and then run that brain over with a 18 wheeler ? hah

I am truly amazed at the hope placed in the court system. And the court decreed the registry void and it was never more. Halelujaja. They are not going to completely brake the momentum that keeps them securely sailing through office, and cut off the public who pump hatred and fear into the beast they ride. It’s going to take a a lot of rocks on the tracks to derail this engine, and attacks from many different directions, not relying on the engine to see sense, cut the throttle and run itself out of fuel.

“considering an appeal to either the full 8th Circuit or to the U.S. Supreme Court.”

Bottom line for the lawyers is will they win. No lawyer is going to waste his investment of time if he can’t win. This isn’t a pro bono case. Right now they are looking at their odds vs continued investment.