Safe International Travel in the Age of the International Megan’s Law (IML), December 2019

SPEAKER: Paul Rigney; Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, The Founder of Pecos Data Systems, and the Executive Director of RTAG or Registrant Travel Action Group Paul’s presentation was very informative. He spoke of the laws about international travel

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Every Life Matters: From Forced Housing on Death Row in Florida To Living Free in Europe as a Human Rights Advocate, November 2019

SPEAKER: Steven Whitsett; Human Rights Advocate This is a fascinating talk by a very interesting speaker.  Steven talks about his journey through life in Florida and his struggles in dealing with the judicial system; he speaks to how

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The Tyranny of the Registry, the Trial Penalty, the Implementation of the First Step Act, and the Case for National and State Judicial Reform, October 2019

SPEAKER: Nina Ginsberg;A Founding Partner at the Law Firm of Dimuro Ginsberg PC in Alexandria VA and the current President of the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Nina spoke about various topics from the perspective of

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Criteria used in sentencing at the State and Federal level and the mindset of recalling Judges, August 2019

SPEAKER: Hon. William Buhl;Chief Judge, 36th Circuit Court, State of Michigan, 1989-2011 Thought this talk is rather short, it does present an interesting perspective; one we do not often get to witness, that of a retired judge. Link

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Does v. Snyder, an Update, July 2019

SPEAKER: Shelli Weisberg; Legislative Director for the Michigan ACLU Shelli talks about the Does v. Snyder case in the 6th Circuit Court.  She explains how there is a Does I and a Does II and tells us where

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The First Step Act, What it Means and What Comes Next, June 2019

June 2019, Molly Gill; Vice President for Policy with Families Against Mandatory Minimums Molly talks about the recently passed First Step Act.  She speaks to what it will do and what it will not accomplish for our particular

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A Strengths-Based Treatment Program for Sexual Offenders: Content and Outcome, May 2019

SPEAKER: Dr. Liam Marshall;PhD, RP, ATSAF, is the founder & director of Rockwood Psychotherapy & Consulting Dr. Marshall believes in a support-based therapy. He treats individuals with tailor-made therapies, not a one-size-fits-all method.  He also focuses on an

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Symbolic Imprisonment, Grief, and Coping Theory, April 2019

SPEAKER: Dr. Avon Hart-Johnson;President and co-founder of DC Project Connect Dr. Hart-Johnson speaks about her studies on the loved ones of incarcerated individuals and how this situation creates a pseudo imprisonment for the un-incarcerated ones in these relationships. 

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Doe’s v. Snyder, February 2019

SPEAKER: Guy Hamilton Smith:Legal Fellow at the Mitchell Hamlin School of Law, Sex Offense Litigation and Policy Resource Center SPEAKER: Janice Bellucci: Attorney, Founder and Executive Director of the Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) Guy and

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