Category: Social Justice

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…

No Easy Answers

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Sex Offender Laws in the US This comprehensive document speaks to the glaring shortcomings of US sex offender laws including but not limited to: The registration laws are overbroad in scope and overlong in duration, requiring people to register who…

Book Shelf

The Marshall Project presents… The Picks of 2017 – The best criminal justice books we read this year The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives By Jessie Eisinger (2017)       A Colony in a Nation…

Constitutional Challenge in Indiana

Sex offenders sue over Indiana registry requirement 12/17/17 11:57 AM INDIANAPOLIS — Three men have filed a lawsuit over an Indiana requirement that they register as sex offenders when moving to the state, saying they’re being treated differently than other…

Sex Offender Regime

  Dr Roger N Lancaster is professor of Gender/Sexuality, Culture and Political Economy, Crime and Punishment, American Studies, Latin America at George Mason University. Solitary Nation Podcast is a media outlet focusing on criminal justice reform efforts. Matt Duhamel is a reporter…

Grand Challenge – Social Worker’s CTA

Link to the study: 2016-Grand-Challenge-Registry-Reform In this report by prominent social work scholars, we learn some of the failures of the current state of and future expansions to National SORN laws. They have not lived up to their claim to increasing…

Reforming Criminal Justice

Academy of Justice – Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Criminal Justice Reform in the United States. VOLUME 1: INTRODUCTION AND CRIMINALIZATION VOLUME 2: POLICING VOLUME 3: PRETRIAL AND TRIAL PROCESSES VOLUME 4: PUNISHMENT, INCARCERATION, AND RELEASE Reforming…

Registered Citizen and Career

Reno Registered Citizens Seeking Work. Here are some links to sites that may be able to help you find a job. Integrity Staffing and search for “Felony Friendly Jobs” in your town. Express Employment Professionals 3973 South McCarran Boulevard, Reno, Nevada 89502…

Idaho Sex Offenders Challenge State Registry Laws

Over 100 Sex Offenders sue Idaho over constitutional challenges The constitutional challenge is on the following grounds: Due Process: Assessed new restrictions without a trial. Equal Protection: Burdens an unpopular group of citizens. Religious Freedom: Restricts some offenders from attending…

Metamora Films

Metamora Films, an independent film company that covers social issues surrounding the sex offender registry and other social justice topics. Matt Duhamel, a former TV news and radio personality, has turned his attention to helping others through the power of…