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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…

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…

US Supreme Court to Hear SORNA Case

HERMAN AVERY GUNDY, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES, Respondent. INTRODUCTION The Government defends a version of SORNA that Congress never enacted. Nothing in 34 U.S.C. § 20913(d)—or anywhere else in SORNA—directs the Attorney General to make the Act’s requirements, including its criminal sanctions, applicable to…

Not Always a Sex Offender

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Once a sexual offender, not always a sexual offender Whereas there is a common assumption that most individuals with a criminal record can be eventually reintegrated into the community, the public has different expectations for sexual offenders. In many countries,…