He was ultimately sentenced to five years probation and forced to register as a sex offender for life.
“sex offender” is a legal term that applies only when someone is convicted in a court of law.
Mental-health professionals emphasize that chemical castration is not appropriate for every type of sex offender.
And in some cases—as with that of a sex offender husband and his non-offender wife—Book has already found housing.
So the judge agreed that he would not have to be registered as a sex offender, and they moved on to the sentencing.
The singer faced up to 15 years in prison and a $100,000 fine if convicted, and would have to register as a sex offender.
Odious behavior, but it hardly warrants a lifetime branded as a sex offender.
For that last offense, Burgess had to register as a sex offender.
“The statement of me dating a sex offender is totally untrue,” she said.
His office let Rabbi Yehuda Kolko get away without jail time or registering as a sex offender.