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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Donovan W. Frank
A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out the lawsuit challenging Minnesota's treatment system for sex offenders, calling it "draconian" and "clearly broken," and once again urged Minnesota lawmakers to make major changes.
Frank said once Gordon serves his sentence, he'll be given 45 days to return to Jamaica.
"You knew you should appear, and you didn't," U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank said while asking Gordon a series of questions Thursday.