Jessica's Law and the Civil Rights of Sex Offenders

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Voters passed Jessica's Law nine years ago with the goal of protecting potential victims of repeat sex offenders. It turns out that fewer than 2% ever do it again, but the measure limits where all convicts can live for the rest of their lives. Many become homeless, which makes matters worse.

Also, on Saturday a Hyundai driver made a wrong turn and derailed a crowded train on the Expo Line. That's raised a question that's decades old: is Metro's light-rail system safe for passengers, drivers and pedestrians?

Photo: Andrew Watson

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christine Detz, Jenny Hamel