Month: June 2019

Supreme Court rules for sex offender

child pornography case testing power of judges and juries The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that even sex offenders deserve to have the reasons for their sentences determined by a jury, not a judge. The justices ruled 5-4 that a federal law requiring…

CONFINED AND COSTLY

How Supervision Violations Are Filling Prisons and Burdening Budgets Human Rights means NOT Confined! The Council of State Governments Justice Center graphical representation on how prison populations are filling up due to supervision violations. Probation and parole are designed to…

Gundy Case Update

Opinion analysis: Court refuses to resurrect nondelegation doctrine If you have been following this case, Gundy v. United States, here is an excerpt and analysis from SCOTUS Blog : The Supreme Court today refused to resurrect the nondelegation doctrine, the…

Warning — Failure to Register

Failure to register indictments in Missouri In this Callaway County, Missouri Fulton Sun news article, 8 registered citizens were indicted on Failure to Register violations. Never mind the upheaval, the additional shame, the cost – monetary and emotional, – the…

Green Light to Prosecute More Than Once

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Justices Rule States and Feds Can Prosecute Someone for ‘Same Crime’ Ginsburg said in her dissent: “Different parts of the ‘WHOLE’ United States should not be positioned to prosecute a defendant a second time for the same offense. I would…

Shopping For Dad?

Smile Amazon Fund Raiser

Shop Amazon Smile and support Women Against Registry for Father’s Day 2019. It’s Father’s Day this Sunday. Buy Dad his special gift on Amazon Smile and support Women Against Registry Family Foundation. Shopping at Smile.Amazon.com will make a charitable contribution…

Become More Resourceful

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Emotional Health We are very much emotional creatures; love — hate happy — sad energized — depressed and so on. Learning to keep our emotions in check can go a long way in leading a happier life. We may have…