'Cannibal Cop' Case: The Line Between Fantasy And Crime

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Daniel Engber, columnist, Slate
Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law, George Washington University Law School

Jurors in a New York federal court found a former New York City police officer guilty of plotting to kidnap and cook his wife and other women. The defense argued that Gilberto Valle never acted on his fantasies, and described the verdict as a case of thought prosecution.

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