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Criminal Justice

John Grisham says US ‘has gone nuts’ with child porn incarcerations, then issues apology

Oct 20, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Legal thriller author John Grisham has issued an apology after telling a British newspaper that the United States “has gone nuts” with incarcerations of people for viewing child porn.

In a wide-ranging interview with the Telegraph on the U.S. judicial system, Grisham said judges have “gone crazy” locking up… full story

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