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7th Circuit relies on article written by Ellis Boxer & Blake Senior Counsel Christina Rainville

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an opinion written by Judge Richard Posner, relied on an article written by Senior Counsel Christina Rainville.  In considering whether it was  a constitutional violation to require a convicted child sex offender to wear a GPS tracking device for the rest of his life, the Court cited Ms. Rainville’s article, “Using Undiagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to Prove Your Case: A Child’s Story,” 31 Child Law Practice 97 (2010), as authority for the “lifelong psychological scars that such molestation frequently inflicts.”  Belleau v. Wall, et al., 811 F.3d 929, 934 (7th Cir. 2016).

Oliver Abbott