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  • Probation case a challenge for prosecutors, judges

    The Boston Globe - 11/06/2013

    “There are yellow flags . . . but there are a lot of people who have yellow flags, and most of these people who have risk characteristics don’t actually commit acts of violence,” said James Alan Fox, a criminology and law professor at Northeastern University.

    But, he added, “The problem is it’s virtually impossible to distinguish between those who will, and those who won’t.”