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House Bill Could Give Accused Criminals Multiple Breaks

Offenders charged with certain crimes could have their records wiped clean multiple times under a bill introduced this month by a state House member who is a criminal defense attorney. Under the bill (H. 4603) by Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Richland, … Continue reading

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Sex Offender Treatment Costs Skyrocket, Records Show

More than $82 million has been spent over the past 10 fiscal years to treat designated “sexually violent predators,” while offenders in the program have paid virtually nothing toward their involuntary commitments, state records show. Offenders in the treatment program … Continue reading

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