Minnesota Sex Offenders Hopeful For Release After Program Ruled UnconstitutionalSex offenders in Minnesota's high security treatment centers say they are frustrated but hopeful they can someday be released. That's after a federal judge found the program unconstitutional, and ordered the state to find ways to release sex offenders.
Locked Up At 15, Sex Offender Calls His Treatment 'A Sham'A federal trial over the constitutionality of Minnesota's sex offender program heard Thursday from a man who was a juvenile when he was locked up and was later sent into treatment.
Experts Testify In MN Sex Offender Program TrialA federal judge is closer to deciding if it's constitutional to keep Minnesota sex offenders in custody indefinitely. Only three offenders have been released from treatment.
Inmates Seek Release Amid Sex Offender Program ControversyIn Minnesota, there are 700 sex offenders kept away in indefinite treatment, more than in any other state. A federal judge warned that some of those men need to be let go because parts of the program are unconstitutional.