Weekly Update 2020-07-01 Ref#96

July 1, 2020, 11:48 pm Dear Members and Advocates, For those following our site, you know that one of our biggest concerns is homelessness. Policies that legislate people into homelessness make no sense and have been proven to

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Florida’s 2nd DCA says Police Sting entrapped Defendant

June 28, 2020, 4:54 pm Jason DeMare went on an ADULT website and initiated contact with AN ADULT. For days, they chatted and flirted while he believed the woman was 18, but on the fourth day she told

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NC: Death behind bars of another man forced to register

June 26, 2020, 4:00 pm We’ve written several times over the last few years about the lack of any consideration for people who are elderly or sick when it comes to registration requirements. Simply, there are no exceptions.

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Weekly Update 2020-06-25 Ref#95

June 25, 2020, 10:30 pm Dear Members and Advocates: We hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida and across much of the United States are

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Derek Logue wins ANOTHER round against Lauren Book

June 25, 2020, 1:33 am Today, the 4th District Court of Appeals struck another blow to Lauren Book by again (and in 26 pages) rejecting the petulant Senator’s claim that Logue stalked her. In a petition to the

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CA: ACSOL Files Lawsuit Challenging CDCR Early Release Plans

June 24, 2020, 4:37 pm The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) filed a lawsuit today challenging the early release plans of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). The agency plans to begin releasing from

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New Scheduling Order in Ex Post Facto Plus Case

June 24, 2020, 4:35 pm As expected, Trial in the Ex Post Facto Plus case has been pushed back to February from November. The new Trial Date is set for the two-week trial calendar beginning on February 1,

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MO: Sheriff’s office turns registrants into social media companies

June 24, 2020, 2:57 pm There is nothing illegal about having a social media account if you are required to register. Since the Supreme Court decided Packingham it is actually unconstitutional to prevent a registrant from accessing social

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Presence at church daycare to visit sister gets registrant jail time.

June 24, 2020, 2:09 pm Daniel Walker, was 18 when he was convicted of raping a 17 year old he said was his girlfriend at the time. Fast forward 24 years and he is a 42 year old

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John Oliver: Coronavirus in Prisons

June 24, 2020, 1:28 pm John Oliver took on the crisis of Coronavirus spreading in Prisons across the United States. The post John Oliver: Coronavirus in Prisons appeared first on Florida Action Committee. Go to Source Author: Florida

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IL: Illiniois Supreme Court upholds conviction of registrant who entered park to retrieve his own son

June 23, 2020, 2:00 pm You won’t believe the absurdity of this one… The Illinois Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a man who entered a public park to retrieve his son. Patrick Legoo had a 2006 conviction

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Weekly Update 2020-06-17 Ref#94

June 19, 2020, 3:55 pm Dear Members and Advocates, In 1964, the United States passed a long overdue Civil Rights Act that outlawed discrimination against other human beings based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Among

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Divided Florida Court Revokes Sex Offender’s Probation After Bizarre Feud With Neighbors

June 18, 2020, 9:44 pm A peculiar dispute between two South Florida neighbors came before the Fourth District Court of Appeal on Wednesday when it found that a registered sex offender’s three-year “campaign of harassment” against the couple next

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Scams persist

June 17, 2020, 6:23 pm A member from Jacksonville contacted us today to let us know that he was targeted in a sex offender scam. This time the person was pretending to be calling from the US Marshals

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Member Submission: Doxxing vs. Registry

June 17, 2020, 1:59 pm The “doxxing” of police officers mentioned in this article is of interest to me and perhaps it will be to others as well.  There are parallels between doxxing and the registry. We know

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Member Submission: Newspapers to stop publishing mugshot galleries

June 16, 2020, 2:32 pm The Tampa Bay Times will stop publishing its online mugshot gallery, which features people who have been arrested in the newspaper’s coverage area. The Times made the announcement on Monday. “The galleries lack context and further

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Time for a legal check up?

June 16, 2020, 12:29 pm This past week another individual, this time in Walton County, had a conviction overturned by the First District Court of Appeals on double jeopardy grounds. This is a scenario we see happen repeatedly

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Confronting Sexual Harm, Ending State Violence Webinar

June 15, 2020, 4:57 pm You are invited to join a webinar hosted by @EndtheRegistry and Amber Vlangas (amberspeaksup.com) on which there will be a virtual panel discussion with Judith Levine and Erica Meiners about their new book,

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Watch the Fairbanks Interview

June 12, 2020, 12:07 am The killer of Mattieo Condoluci gives a jailhouse interview – Watch it below. Then write to Brenda Beadle, Chief Deputy County Attorney and insist on the maximum punishment for this killer. She can

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Will Sex Offense Registry Changes be Part of Criminal Justice Reform?

June 12, 2020, 12:01 am The killing of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement has sparked outrage and mass protests across the nation. Calls for police reform have created yet another divide among the American public.

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