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Former New York Governor George Pataki. (file/credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pataki Defends Himself Against Lawsuit Brought By Convicted Sex Offenders

Former New York Gov. George Pataki testified Tuesday about how more than 100 sex offenders came to be institutionalized after they finished their prison sentences.

07/23/2013

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Pataki To Testify In Civil Suit Filed By Convicted Sex Offenders

Six ex-cons sued Pataki and other state officials for tens of millions of dollars. The lawsuit accuses the state of abusing its authority eight years ago by transferring the plaintiffs to psychiatric facilities at the end of their prison terms – in effect, summarily extending their sentences without recourse.

07/21/2013