Daily Life: Character references for sex offenders

April 24, 2015by Jane Gilmore

Convicted sex offenders present character references in court. The purpose is to tell the judge what standing the offender had in the community before he committed the offence. They’re presented as evidence but they’re almost never tested in court the way any other evidence is. Because “he’s such a nice guy”.

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