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constitutionality of Minnesota Sex Offender Program

 


A federal appeals court in St. Louis heard oral arguments Tuesday about whether the state of Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program violates the Constitution with its practice of indefinite detention.

The case before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals could force the state to make a series of politically unpopular reforms to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), which has come under fire for its failure to release more offenders into the community.

http://www.startribune.com/appeals-court-to-consider-constitutionality-of-minnesota-sex-offender-program/375405321/

 

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