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The NACDL Q&A: Arguing for a Return to the Community

What challenges face a defense attorney in a case involving a sex offense? What is the public’s perception of someone who, after serving time for a sex crime, is ready to return to the community? Richard Jones, a defense attorney in Wisconsin, discusses these questions with Quintin Chatman, editor of The Champion. Jones talks about the difficulties and the hurdles involved in sex offender cases, and he reveals his three primary goals for each client.