Calls to Change Sex Offender Law

This week's arrest of repeat sex offender David Flavell for sexual misconduct follows the arrest last month of Corey Saunders, for the rape of a 6-year-old New Bedford boy.

After prior incidents, Superior Court Judge Richard Moses had found that both Flavell and Saunders were 'not sexually dangerous.' He then released them.

Now response to their recent arrests is focused on how and whether convicted sex offenders should be allowed back into society.

To talk about Massachusetts' sex offender law, WBUR's Delores Handy turns to attorney Edward Ryan. He chairs the Massachusetts Bar Association's Task Force for Fair and Impartial Courts.

This program aired on February 22, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.



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