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Professor Emily Horowitz Saint Francis College, Brooklyn Heights Professor Horowitz is a professor of sociology & criminal justice and directs the Institute for Peace & Justice and founded and co-directs the post-prison college program (a nationally recognized program

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CA Court Blocks DOJ’s new SORNA Rule Because it Violated Due Process and First Amendment

January 18, 2023, 6:24 pm Los Angeles: A California court last week blocked the Department of Justice’s new Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act rule because it violated due process and the First Amendment. “The DOJ almost never loses

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7-year-old New York boy charged with rape

A 7-year-old boy from upstate New York has been charged with rape, a report said Tuesday. The child, of Brasher Falls near the Canadian border, was arrested by state police in connection with an incident that happened on

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Assistant principal found dead in home hours after arrest for sex offenses against student

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – An assistant principal at Noble Middle School who was arrested early Friday morning for sex offenses against a student which allegedly took place in the early 1990s has been found dead in his home.

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CCEPA: Sex and the Citizen pt. 4 – Children’s Sexuality: What are we afraid of? – Judith Levine

A good history lesson about sex and many facts are presented here by Judith Levine. Learn how sex offenders were invented by many lairs in the last several hundred years. Judith Levine Author of Harmful to Minors: The

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WAR letter to Judiciary Committee Members Sept 24, 2019

      September 24, 2019 Vicki Henry President – Women Against Registry 1661 W. Highview Dr. Arnold, MO  63010 Re: Please include this letter in the public hearing record of the Interim Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for

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Mo Supreme Court rules sex offense law does not apply before 1995

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled that “anyone convicted before the law took effect in January 1995 does not have to register”. By AP/KWMU Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Supreme Court Friday upheld the state’s sex offense registry,

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Harsh treatment of people who committed a sex offense is based on flawed social science

Robert Longo, the author of the 1986 Psychology Today article that was cited in the SCOTUS case: Smith v Doe 2003, as the source of the false “frightening and high” statistic, refutes his 1986 claim that the SCOTUS

CA Court Blocks DOJ’s new SORNA Rule Because it Violated Due Process and First Amendment

January 18, 2023, 6:24 pm Los Angeles: A California court last week blocked the Department of Justice’s new Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act rule because it violated due process and the First Amendment. “The DOJ almost never loses

A COMMONLY-CITED STATISTIC ABOUT SEX OFFENDER RE-OFFENSE RATES IS WRONG

  A COMMONLY-CITED STATISTIC ABOUT SEX OFFENDER RE-OFFENSE RATES IS WRONG. Jul 28, 2015 Ira Ellman PROFESSOR AT SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR COLLEGE OF LAW, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Proponents of criminal justice reform never talk about sex offenders. They’re political untouchables

Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork Newsletter – May, 2022

This is the 3rd edition of a monthly newsletter providing general information, scheduling, and planning updates about the March 2023 Conference and Vigil in Washington D.C.

Restorative Justice for Sex Offenses? A Conversation About Possibilities [4/13/22 Webinar]

Webinar Topic: Restorative Justice for Sex Offenses? A Conversation About Possibilities Featuring Author Judith Levine & Social Worker Susannah Karlin Sponsored by the St. Francis College Departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Women’s & Gender Studies April

Teamwork-Makes-the-Dreamwork-Newsletter-April_2022

This is the 2nd edition of our monthly newsletter providing general information, scheduling, and planning updates about the March 2023 Conference and Vigil in Washington D.C.

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