35 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Date Written: July, 13 2011
This paper examines the effect of sexually violent predator laws on rates of forcible rape and proxies for molestation. We find little evidence that these programs have detectable effects on outcomes.
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Lave, Tamara Rice and McCrary, Justin, Assessing the Crime Impact of Sexually Violent Predator Laws (July, 13 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1884772 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1884772