The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will start a new court program for defendants charged with sex crimes.  The program’s goal is to increase accountability among sex offenders and to reduce recidivism rates.  The new program will also result in sex offense cases being moved through the judicial system faster.

 

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http://postgazette.com/pg/11124/1144009-100.stm