Sex Offender Registration Influenced by Racial Bias, Ohio Study Claims

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A study of released Ohio sex offenders found that over 85 percent were wrongly classified as high-risk to their communities, and 15 percent who actually posed a danger were underclassified. The study in the Criminal Justice Policy Review said risk assessments skewed against African Americans were one reason . . .

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