Month: October 2018

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

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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…

Colorado Sex Offender Registration Challenge

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Millard et al., v. Rankin, 265 F.Supp.3d 1211 (D. Colo. 2017) Posted: September 7, 2017 | Mitchell Hamline School of Law Nature of Case: Plaintiffs, individuals required to register in Colorado, filed an as-applied civil rights challenge alleging that Colorado’s…

Third Lawsuit Filed

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Third Lawsuit Filed This Month Challenging Florida Sex Offender Registry Oct 15, 2018 | Florida Action Committee Another federal lawsuit has been filed challenging the Florida sex offender registry. This one filed in the Middle District of Florida and assigned…

50 State Report on Public Safety

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Justice Center Report — New Report Combines Unprecedented Data Analyses, Case Studies to Help States Reach Public Safety Goals Justice Reinvestment Visit this interactive website with detailed reports on general criminal justice issues across the United States and information specific…

Florida Ex Post Facto Challenge

Plaintiffs are five registrants whose offenses were committed before the first version of FSORNA was enacted in October 1997. They have long since completed their sentences, including probation. They have not since been arrested or convicted of any substantive offense,…

Playing With Fire?

Liberals Courted Neil Gorsuch’s Vote to Strike Down a Terrible Sex Offender Law During Tuesday’s oral arguments in Gundy v. United States at the Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch name-dropped an unusual ally: the American Civil Liberties Union. Gorsuch asked…

How Safe Are Trick-or-Treaters?

An Analysis of Child Sexual Assaults on Halloween In this 12-page analysis of the statistics reported (Click Here to read PDF) on sexual abuse crimes committed on Halloween, published by the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Read how there is…