Author: Jay

Will SCOTUS hear Boyd v Washington?

Should Registrants be able to protect their families and themselves with a firearm? Boyd v. Washington is among the cases on tomorrow’s Supreme Court of the United States conference calendar. The question at issue in that case is “Whether the…

Connecticut to Consider Sex-Offender Rule Changes

Commission Considers Changes to State Sex-Offender Registry Among several proposed changes are three headliners. The first focuses on revamping the system by focusing on an offender’s risk versus the offender’s conviction. In other words, how likely that person is to…

Gamble v. United States

Declaration of Independence

Constitutional Accountability Center, Cato Institute, and American Civil Liberties Union file Friend of the Court Briefs In Gamble v. U.S., Supreme Court to take up the “Double Jeopardy Clause” of the Fith Amendment. The concept of “Dual-Sovereignty” will be addressed.…

Nondelegation Doctrine & Gundy v. U.S.

Nondelegation doctrine defined at Wikipedia Reviving the Nondelegation Doctrine The Supreme Court has accepted certiorari in a case that raises a nondelegation doctrine question (as well as several other issues). In Gundy v. United States, the nondelegation issue involves the…

Challenging Views on Sex Offender Laws

Master Thesis by Fresno State student Studied California Sex Offender Laws and Student Attitudes He surveyed more than 400 students on campus in spring 2018 to test whether their attitude on sex offender laws could be changed by providing expert…

North Carolina Procedure Ruled Unconstitutional

United States District Court Rules in Favor of Plantiff in Due Process Case Registered sex offenders face significant restrictions in their daily lives. See, e.g., N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.18(a)(3) (preventing registered sex offenders from going to libraries, arcades, amusement…

Support WAR Family Foundation

e-commerce

Black Friday Donations from Amazon Shop today, score deals at Amazon Online, and AmazonSmile donates to your charity of choice. Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to Women Against Registry Family Foundation on Black Friday. Shop Today — Support…

Voting Rights Restoration

A State-By-State Guide From the National Conference of State Legislatures — NCSL comes this state-by-state guide of the allowances for the restoration of voting rights. Two states, Maine and Vermont never restrict voting rights for felons. In fourteen states and…

National HIRE Network — Nevada

The National HIRE Network Programs for Nevadan’s with Criminal History Resources for job seekers and employers to utilize to help ex-felons get a job. Administered by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation — DETR. National HIRE Network —…

HIPPA Family Consent

surgical procedure team

If your loved one is under medical care, their provider is supposed to follow the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Public Law 104-191 for consent rules to share a patients medical records, including with family members.…

1 in 5 Adults on Probation or Parole in the U.S.

Better strategies can cut that rate while protecting public safety, decreasing drug misuse, and reducing incarceration More than a decade ago, policymakers around the country seeking to protect public safety, improve accountability, and save taxpayer dollars initiated a wave of…

Book Ban in PA. Prisons Lifted

Since late summer, Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections has been rolling out enhanced security measures designed to stop the flow of drugs into prisons. One of those changes included restrictions on book gifts and donations. But after pushback from several inmates’…

VASQUEZ, ET AL. v. ILLINOIS

Brief of Eighteen Scholars as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE1 Amici are eighteen scholars across six disciplines whose work includes the leading empirical studies of persons convicted of sexual offenses and the laws applied to…

Highly Charged Article

BPR Calls Foul BPR, a right-wing leaning news repository (About BPR), cites a couple of individual left-leaning authors as evidence of a sweeping left-wing, Democratic party conspiracy. This is a claim of left-wing manipulation in the contentious debate and mud-slinging…

National Reentry Resource Center

Trapped in a bubble

Do You Need Reentry Services? The National Reentry Resource Center is a website with a goldmine of helpful information for citizens who are reentering society. From Correctional Education to Community Supervision, spend some time browsing this wealth of information right…