Recent State and Federal Legislative Decisions Here are some key terminologies that will help you get started in becoming pro-active within your community. ACT –– Legislation enacted into law. A bill that has passed both houses of the
The sex offender registry is ineffective in the prevention of crime.
BY LENORE SKENAZY A mom just bought a toy for her 2-year-old that signals to pedophiles that the girl is ready to be traded for sex. Wait, what? I’d repeat it, but it still wouldn’t make any sense. And
A California Court of Appeal issued a decision this week that expands eligibility for registrants to apply for a certificate of rehabilitation. The decision, People v. Tirey, states that a registrant who was convicted of PC 288(a) and
It’s a debate engulfed with concern and emotion in California, as a number of criminal justice leaders and lawmakers – including Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey – work to revamp the state’s sex offender registry system.
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Ariz. justices rule on sentencing guidelines for soliciting sex with ‘minors’ PHOENIX — Judges cannot impose enhanced sentences on those convicted of soliciting sex with a minor when it turns out there was no child to begin with,
Sex-Offender’s 2018 ‘Appeal’ to the United States Supreme Court: America’s Byzantine, Orwellian, & Kafkaesque This is a Petition For Writ Of Certiorari, asking the United States Supreme Court to accept an appeal from the 8th Circuit Court of
portmanteau: port·man·teau ˌpôrtˈman(t)ō/ noun Consisting of or combining two or more separable aspects or qualities. Ascendant: as·cend·ant əˈsendənt adjective Rising in power or influence. Post-Release-Regulations-and-Sex-Offender-Recidivism.pdf Portmanteau Ascendant: Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism J.J. Prescott
UPDATE: The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act Reauthorization is legislation introduced again Feb 16, 2017 that will just make a failed system even more expensive and wasteful with no improvement to public safety. It will cause
The U S DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA issued this order https://floridaactioncommittee.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Preliminary-Injunction-Order.pdf https://www.womenagainstregistry.org/page-1730788/4277997
A win in the 11th Circuit today! Miami-Dade is infamous for encampments of homeless registrants, permanent housing is very scarce because of residency restrictions. Despite national media attention to bad laws that had people living under the Julia
THE UNFORGIVABLE CRIME 31 years ago my husband was 26 years old. With only a statement from one individual, the STATE of FLORIDA charged him with “Lewd and Lascivious Behavior”. He was tried and convicted without any concrete evidence then sentenced to 3 years in prison and
I am a 77 year old male in pretty good shape physically even though I have recently had heart surgery. I am very lonely and depressed all of the time. I have been depressed most of my life.
While sitting back in our Florida room the other day reading, a sudden loud knocking at the door startled our dog as she began to bark while running toward the door. Just by the rhythm and volume of
The love of my life is a sex offender.. . He was charged with sexual abuse of children for having 5 child porn images? There is no actual victim so how is that possible? We have lost everything
I found this group, Women Against Registry, through Illinois Voices for Reform and have become very interested in it. I am married to a former offender and have the same beliefs as W.A.R. I love my husband (D.)
I’m a registrant with a non contact charge. My wife and I live in a Florida city and have been at the current location for seven years. Some neighbors say hello daily, one brings a gift to our
Christine Smith will never forget the moment she watched her 21-year-old son being led out of a Florida courtroom in handcuffs. “This is not happening, this is not happening, this is not happening,” she recalls thinking at the
My husband was arrested fifteen years ago for a Non-contact offense. His time has been completed, service rendered. He moved up north, from Florida, after time completed. We met not long after he relocated, fell in love, and
It was May 16, my husband and I, along with the granddaughter, went to a car show in Ocean City, Maryland. During the drive I had one of those strange feeling that Moms get that something is wrong. I called