October 1, 2022

Where Are Schoolboy Sex Offenders?

The Houston Chronicle says that “no single authority knows how many registered sex offenders are high school students”.

At least some of them are re-offending, of course, as discussed last month.  Is the fact that these creeps aren’t on peoples’ radars screen due to government incompetence, the default, or because of juvenile shielding?

Shari Julian, a criminal justice professor and expert on sex crimes at the University of Texas-Arlington says,  “Once you are a registered sex offender, the public’s right to know trumps the rights of the juvenile.”

Here, here.  I still hope the teacher in Austin sues the school district.  That should be a slam dunk win and one that would lead to postive change.

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