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Stenehjem says sex offender lawsuit is not valid

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's attorney general says a lawsuit by 23 sex offenders who are civilly committed to the state hospital should not be a federal case.

The complaint says the state has favored unnecessary punishment over treatment in the last decade and violated the rights of the plaintiffs by depriving them of a realistic opportunity to be released.

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