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OUR OPINION: Commitment system needs reforms

Published 06/16/2008, Grand Forks Herald

At times, you can spot the moment when a public-affairs pendulum hits the top of its arc and swings back. In Minnesota, that moment likely came last week in the important matter of civil commitment of sex offenders. A thought-provoking series in the Star Tribune of Minneapolis showed that those who enter the civil-commitment system basically never come out.

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