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Many media outlets have been reporting that Washington doesn’t have a Son of Sam law. That’s not true. How effective it will be in the Colton Harris-Moore case is another question.

RCW 7.68.200: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=7.68.200

A Son of Sam law prohibits criminals and their representatives from profiting from their crimes. New York enacted the first Son of Sam law in 1977 to prevent the law’s namesake, serial killer David Berkowitz, from making money off of the random murders he committed. (more…)

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