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Denial of Justice?

Original post made by Stevie James, another community, on Jul 18, 2007

Is hostility toward suspected pedophiles so severe that prosecutors exhibit excessive zeal and defense attorneys don't bother to defend their client? Will juries convict regardless of inconclusive evidence? For persons accused of sex offenses, is it guilty unless proven innocent beyond a reasonable doubt? If so, there is a systematic denial of justice for those charged.

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Posted by kenneth
a resident of another community
on Jul 20, 2007 at 3:44 pm

The number of registered sex offenders is over 500,000. Most sex offenders have families and the number of people effected by unfair sex offender laws is over 1.2 million. This number is growing at a rate of 2000+ per month. Families are in constant danger, gang members now target sex offenders as a way to get back in favor with a gang. Vigilante groups have formed to hurt and punish offenders. Children of offenders are living in cars at rest stops. The situation will get worse before it gets better.


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Posted by Fima Fimovich
a resident of another community
on Jul 20, 2007 at 6:37 pm

I came to US as political refugee on human rights violations in former USSR
I am russian jew, and I got a lot of discrimination in USSR
My parents are Holocaust survivors
But I got the worst thing in USA, never possible in communist country.
I was set up with my computer, convicted as a s..x offender for computer p..rn.
Now I do not have job and can hardly survive under police database
supervision, named s..x offender registration. Nobody want to hire me,
I think because of police database.
And I have family. Who cares? Dirty polititians are playing their
dirty games for more power.
I would like to send you some links to publications about my criminal
case. I was forced to confess to the
possession of internet digital pictures of p..rn in deleted clusters of
my computer hard drive. My browser was hijacked while I was browsing
the web. I was redirected to illegal sites against my will. Some
illegal pictures were found on my hard drive, recovering in
unallocated clusters, without dates of file creation/download.

I do not know how courts can widely press these charges on people to
convict them, while the whole Internet is a mess.
You can find all links to publications about my case here

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