The initiative was never intended to cover sex offenders, former California Gov. Jerry Brown, who championed the effort, has said. But lower courts ruled that the plain language of the initiative means they cannot be excluded from consideration as nonviolent offenders, and the high court agreed on Monday. Under the ballot measure, officials can consider paroling inmates who have been convicted of nonviolent crimes after they have served their basic sentence and before they have completed their additional time for others factors, such as having previous criminal convictions or using a gun while committing the crime. In this Feb.
Publication of names of sex offenders not an invasion of privacy
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Some were put on the registry when they were as young as eight years old. Young people deserve second chances and the opportunity to be rehabilitated; registration forestalls that. Young people who commit sexual offenses should be held accountable for their actions, but registries punish young people for years and even decades after they have been through the justice system. We all want accountability that is fair, but registries harm young people without increasing public safety. Registries are also expensive and ineffective.
Most of the time men come to mind when one thinks of sexual predators. This is not always the case, though. Many cases throughout history have shown that there are women sex offenders as well. They are tough to identify as they do not fall into the nice stereotypes that male sex offenders do.
Sex offenders are often neglected by psychiatrists due to a deficiency in training and a lack of knowledge in the area of sexual offenders. Many sex offenders have a comorbid psychiatric illness, including paraphilic disorders. Research has established that sex offenders can be treated with evidence-based principles. Psychiatrists can serve a pivotal role in the evaluation and biological treatment of sex offenders. Together, psychiatrists can work toward primary prevention of sexual violence by learning the requisite skills to identify and treat risk factors of sexual abuse.