Argument preview: Justices face nondelegation challenge to federal sex-offender registration law

update Oct 2, 2018  Gundy-oral-argument-17-6086_9ol1.pdf update Oct 5, 2018 Friday the audio of the oral arguments was posted here https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2018/17-6086 Over 12 years ago, Congress enacted the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. One provision of SORNA created a requirement that a convicted

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W.V. Supreme Court says restricting internet access while on parole violates First Amendment

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that completely restricting a person’s access to the internet as a condition of their parole from prison is a violation of the First Amendment. The West Virginia

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Douglas Kirby vs. State of Indiana, 18S-CR-00079 Indiana Supreme Court to hear

Kirby v. State, 83 N.E.3d 1237 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017), vacated
The appellate court in Indiana found that the law prohibiting a registered sex offender from entering school property was unconstitutional as applied to Kirby. Indiana Supreme court to hear on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM (ET)

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Not Always A Sexual Offender – Karl Hanson

Whereas there is a common assumption that most individuals with a criminal record can be eventually reintegrated into the community, the public has different expectations for sexual offenders. In many countries, individuals with a history of sexual offences are subject to

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Supreme Court agreed to hear Gundy v. United States, a constitutional challenge to federal sex offender regulations

The Supreme Court May Revive a Legal Theory Last Used to Strike Down New Deal Laws. Oral argument will be on Oct 2, 2018. On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Gundy v. United States, a constitutional

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The Sex Offender Registry: Vengeful, unconstitutional and due for full repeal

The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that at least 95 percent of all state prisoners will be released from prison at some point. However, convicted sex-offenders almost exclusively face the vengeful, additional punishment of registration under the Sex Offender Registry and Notification Act (SORNA).

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11th Circuit WIN today in Doe v Miami-Dade

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

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The Unjust, Irrational, and Unconstitutional Consequences of Pedophilia Panic

The fear and disgust triggered by this subject help explain why laws dealing with sex offenses involving minors frequently lead to bizarre results. “Sounds like you enjoy sex with kids,” a reader tweeted at me after seeing a

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Your child is more likely to end up on the sex offender registry than to ever be touched by someone on this list

“Your child is more likely to end up on the sex offender registry than to ever be touched by someone on this list“. (14:24 to 14:34)   Original post https://www.womenagainstregistry.org/page-1730788/3829659

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