Illinois Sex-Offender Law Reviewed By State Court

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http://www.dailyherald.com/news/illinois_story.asp?intID=3787456 Herbert Varner was due for from prison in 1998 after serving time for molesting a 4-year-old girl, when prosecutors had him sent to a state mental institution for sex offenders. He was the first person sentenced under Illinois' sexually violent person law. The Arlington (Ill.) Daily Herald says that his attorney told the Illinois Supreme Court yesterday that because it was never proved Varner is unable to control his urges, he deserves a new trial and . . .

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