The recidivism rate for sexual predators is very high.
Many judges, prosecutors, and defense lawyers do a poor job of recognizing the special needs of the mentally disabled, which leads to wrongful convictions, lengthier prison terms, and high rates of recidivism.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
’The recidivism rate is probably about the same,’ Alex said.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
Gates was a recidivist plotter and couldn’t help himself.
Nicholas Evans -- The Horse Whisperer
In truth, Joe was never given a second, much less a third, chance to "upright himself" but he was nonetheless characterized at age thirteen as a "serial" or "violent recidivist— by prosecutors.