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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

For Some Prisoners, Finishing Their Sentences Doesn’t Mean They Get Out: The Special Problem of Being a Sex Offender By Christie Thompson


For Some Prisoners, Finishing Their Sentences Doesn’t Mean They Get Out
The special problem of being a sex offender.
By Christie Thompson

After serving a year and two months for a probation violation, Landreaux Yantz should have been able to walk out of a New York state prison on June 26, 2015. But officials would not let him leave. 

“When I laid in my bed every night I was thinking, ‘I’m free. Why the hell am I still here?’”