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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Supreme Court Mulls Indefinite Detention of Sex Offenders


“In spirited arguments, U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan urged the Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold a law that lets the U.S. government keep behind bars inmates who have served their time but are deemed ‘sexually dangerous.’ …The case involves basic notions of federal power and individual liberty and could affect potentially hundreds of ‘sexually dangerous’ federal convicts.” (Los Angeles Times, Wednesday)

Ominous.

FEE Timely Classic
“Rights Without Exceptions” by Jeff Snyder