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 enforcement agent “would love to have,” the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Indiana’s requirement that sex offender inmates give detailed accounts of their past actions violates...

Iowa Supreme Court rules requiring sex offenders to report social media presence is not a First Amendment violation

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that requiring sex offenders to disclose their social media identities and other digital information does not violate their free speech rights. Iowa Supreme Court rules that Social Media reporting not a first amendment violation

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 violations of SORNA: One of the first people to be required to register under the new law was the defendant in Commonwealth v. Torsilieri. Torsilieri was convicted by...

YouTube Video

Sex Offenders: Stop Believing the Lies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp-ertWx1lk No matter what your religious beliefs, world-view, or personal philosophies, this country is not being fair to ex-offenders of any cloth.

Elimination of Lifetime Registration for Some

Arizona lawmakers weigh elimination of lifetime sex offender registration for some State lawmakers are weighing whether to give judges more leeway to eliminate the requirement that certain people register for life as sex offenders. As reported in this Tuscon.com article By Howard Fischer Capitol Media ServicesMar 28, 2019 Updated Mar 29, 2019

GPS Tracking & Privacy

Click image to read article 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.” Mandatory GPS monitoring of some sex offenders violates privacy rights, SJC rules

Pell Grants for Prisoners

Should the decades old ban on Pell Grants for Prisoners be lifted? New study says yes. From the Vera Institute of Justice joint report on the benefits of educational opportunities for people while incarcerated in the U.S.: Increase employment rates among formerly incarcerated students by 10 percent, on average; combined earnings among all formerly incarcerated people would increase by $45.3 million during the first year of release alone;Provide...

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