Mary Leary , professor, law, was quoted in a Boston Globe story on convicted rapists not receiving jail time. See below.

Dozens of convicted rapists in Mass. have avoided prison

From: Boston Globe Date: July 7, 201 Author: Matt Rocheleau

... Getting a conviction and at least some punishment for the defendant is sometimes viewed as a better option than risking losing the case at trial. It also removes the possible need to bring a traumatized victim to testify.

"The ultimate goal is to decrease crime and hold people responsible, and sometimes that can come in different forms and packages," saidlaw professor Mary G. Leary, a former prosecutor whose focus included sexual assault cases. ...

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