Keeping predators behind bars

Leo, John
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p21
Discusses the goals of Washington State's sexual predator law, passed in 1990 in the wake of the Earl Shriner case. The law targets a small group of extremely dangerous predators; Author of the law, David Boerner; Crimes committed by Shriner; The law avoids current psychiatric categories; The problems with the sexual-predator law; The need for more of such laws.


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