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Miami Herald: They dated since he was 17. He turned 18 and now faces 15 years behind bars.

February 6, 2019, 12:27 pm A Coral Shores High School student in the Florida Keys is facing 15 years in prison and life as a registered sex offender for continuing to date his 15-year-old girlfriend after he turned

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Former Florida DCF spokesman Thomas Barnes sentenced for child porn

February 1, 2019, 6:48 pm The former district spokesperson for the Department of Children and Families (yes, the same DCF that Sen. Lauren Book wants to train every law enforcement officer on Human Trafficking and that runs our

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Legislators getting clued in on sex offender BS

February 1, 2019, 7:10 pm Arkansas Senator Trent Garner and Representative Rebecca Petty tried to pass a Halloween bill that would prohibit certain persons required to register from distributing candy on Halloween, dressing in costume, etc. A violation

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Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Sex Offender Inmate

January 30, 2019, 10:16 pm On Monday, Rocky Ali Beamon was sentenced to death in Jackson County, Florida, for First Degree Premeditated Murder of Bruce Hunsicker at the Apalachee Correctional Institution in 2012. Beamon’s confessions shed light on

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CA Court: Rule Barring Sex Offenders From Early Parole Invalid

January 30, 2019, 1:25 pm A California appeals court threw out a Dept. of Corrections policy that barred sex offenders from being released on early parole. This ban had been enforced – even if the sex offender was

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Probation violations must be proven to be ‘willful’

January 28, 2019, 10:29 pm In Archie v. State, a case decided last week in Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals, we are reminded that probation violations (unlike registration violations) need to be willful and substantial. Archie, who

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The Detroit News: Editorial: Sex Offender Registry afoul of constitution

January 25, 2019, 4:37 pm Michigan lawmakers seem keen on making important reforms to the state’s criminal justice system, which should expand protections for civil liberties. Another item they should add to the list: Revamping the state’s Sex

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AR: Legislator not afraid to speak out against nonsense Halloween sex offender ban.

January 24, 2019, 6:46 pm Sen. Trent Garner, of Arkansas, sponsored Senate Bill 10, which would make it a class D felony, punishable by up to six years in prison, for a level 3 or 4 sex offender

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