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Push is on to keep sex criminals locked up

Courts beset with bids for Bridgewater facility

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / October 25, 2005

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Attempts by prosecutors to keep convicted sex offenders locked up indefinitely even after they serve their prison sentences have reached an all-time high, as district attorneys use recent changes in Massachusetts law that expanded the pool of criminals considered potentially too dangerous to walk the streets, court officials say. (Full article: 1352 words)

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