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Megan's Flaw: When a Sexual Predator Isn't One in the Eyes of the Lawnew

Two and a half years after Derrick Cook almost killed Katrina Mansfield, she sits quietly in a courtroom, alone, awaiting what the justice system considers fair trade for what she calls her life sentence. By any reasonable definition, Cook is a violent sexual predator—except, after a drawn-out and botched hearing to determine the status, in the eyes of the law.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  05-25-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Room for Onenew

Most sex offenders chased from their neighborhoods end up in flophouses. One is chilling in a kingsized pad at a California Marriott.
East Bay Express  |  Justin Berton  |  06-13-2005  |  Crime & Justice

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