Author: Jay

No Where To Go!

Urgent Need For Sex Offender Law Reform A new report by The Fortune Society and many advocates urges much need reform of current laws and restrictions placed upon sex offenders. Registration laws for those convicted of sex-related offenses, and more…

THE POWER OF PROSECUTORS

New York University Law Review Article One of the predominant themes in the criminal justice literature is that prosecutors dominate the justice system. Over seventy-five years ago, Attorney General Robert Jackson famously proclaimed that the “prosecutor has more control over…

Lifetime Supervision Revisited Again

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Nevada Senate Bill 8 – SB8 – once again is trying to revive the lifetime supervision of sex offenders. Watch the video recordings of the hearings on March 18, 2019 by the senate judiciary committee in this unbelievable attempt to…

7th Circuit Rules Indiana DOC Violates Constitution

Sex Offender Prison Program Unconstitutional Indiana Department of Corrections cannot force sex offenders to list all past sex offenses. As reported in this “The Indiana Lawyer” article by Marilyn Odendahl last week: Finding the disclosures provide information that any law…

A Life Interrupted

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After a False Accusation, Police and Child Services Forced a Family Apart for 7 Months Sad story out of New Mexico. Adam Lowther was a busy man, traveling constantly for his work as director of the Air Force’s Advanced Nuclear…

Hope In Michigan

ACLU pushes for removal of sex offender registry As reported in an earlier post, the Michigan SOR laws have been challenged and now the ACLU of Michigan is pushing for the removal of the current sex offender laws. ABC 57…

There is no Justice in our Legal system.

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In this op-ed post on the W.A.R. National Blog website,”The Scarlet Letter”, citizen-author Lara expresses great insight into the nature of the trend in criminal justice. Often know politically as “Tough On Crime” paradigm, read her thoughts on our adversarial…

PA High Court to review SORNA case again

In this COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES RESOURCE CENTER April 9, 2019 article about a case in Pennsylvania that is questioning the due process violations for people affected by SORNA. As reported in this article the PA High Court will hear Due Process…

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Sex Offenders: Stop Believing the Lies No matter what your religious beliefs, world-view, or personal philosophies, this country is not being fair to ex-offenders of any cloth.

Motel 6 to Pay $12M

Motel 6 Motels in Washington state gave Immigration and Customs – ICE agents – hotel guest information without a court issued warrant or written permission.

U.S. Cities Reforming Criminal Justice

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From Philadelphia’s efforts to reduce jail population through pretrial reforms to community-based interventions in New York City, this PEW Charitable Trusts report show some efforts at reforming the use of jails in our society.

SMART Office

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S.M.A.R.T. Office Case Law Update Click the DOJ Logo image below to review the updated court rulings used in the administration of the U.S. Department of Justice’s SMART Office (Office of sex offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registration, and Tracking)

Indefinite Detainment Unconstitutional

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U.S District Court judge has ruled that ” At the very heart of the liberty secured by the separation of powers is freedom from indefinite imprisonment by executive decree. “ MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER Paul Murphy is indigent and homeless.…

GPS Tracking & Privacy

The Boston Globe Reports – “The government does not have an ‘unlimited’ ability to infringe upon a probationer’s still-existing, albeit diminished, expectations of privacy,’’ Justice Frank M. Gaziano wrote for the court. “GPS monitoring is not a minimally invasive search.”…