“What happens to your home’s value when a registered sex offender moves in next door?” Well, turns out it drops about 12%.
The picture gets even bleaker when you consider that sex offenders affect not only the value of adjacent properties, but the value of other homes nearby. On average, homes within a 0.1-mile radius of a registered sex offender drop in value by 4 percent. [via Slate]
Keep in mind the range in the stats covers serious offenders to wily sexting teens. It’d be nice
I’ll be sharing some neuroscience at Westpoint Military Academy next week that’s what I’ve been up to.
There remains a trace of ‘torture’ in the modern mechanisms of criminal justice, a trace that has not been entirely overcome, but which is enveloped, increasingly, by the non-corporal nature of the penal system.
The body and pain are not the ultimate objects of [the law’s] punitive action, thus warders, doctors, chaplains, psychiatrists, psychologists, and educationalists have