habitual offender law

(from the article `child abuse`) ...less susceptible to intervention than was once believed, and many jurisdictions have resorted to strict penal solutions, such as sexual-predator ... ...to society. In an attempt to protect society from such criminals, penal systems throughout the world provide for lengthier terms of imprisonment ... ...
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