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.”