WHAT IS THE S.M.A.R.T. OFFICE?

A QUICK LOOK AT THE AGENCY TASKED WITH PROMOTING THE ADAM WALSH ACT The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (aka the “SMART Office”) is hosting a symposium in Chicago on July 17th and

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The WAR Call May 2019

This is the 3rd edition of our Periodic Newsletter; a National publication from Women Against Registry. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut – voters repeal law limiting sex offenders

WINDSOR LOCKS, Connecticut — Voters decided Tuesday at a town meeting to repeal an 11-year-old ordinance banning people on the sex-offender registry from many public places in town. The 50-13 vote came after more than an hour of

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Federal Lawsuit Against State DOC Alleges Due Process, Civil Rights Violations in Lifetime GPS Monitoring

A Chicago law firm has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections alleging civil rights violations concerning the use of GPS monitoring for sex offenders — many of whom have completed their sentences and are not

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The WAR Call February 2019

This is the 2nd edition of our Periodic Newsletter; a National publication from Women Against Registry. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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The WAR Call February 2019 Condensed

This condensed edition of our newsletter is a B&W version with pictures and graphics removed. It is designed to be sent to prisons with restrictive mail limitations. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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Customers of massage parlor begin to fight back

February 27, 2019, 8:24 pm Customers of the now infamous Florida massage parlors have filed a Complaint for Emergency Declaratory Judgment against the Jupiter Police Department. The complaint seeks to block the release of videos, photos, customer list

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Ron Book Arrest Paperwork Filed

February 27, 2019, 4:36 pm The Booking Report from Lobbyist Ron Book’s arrest in Florida has been filed in his DUI case and can be read here: Download the PDF file . Since his arrest, Ron Book and

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Oklahoma: Another person required to register as a sex offender killed.

February 27, 2019, 12:37 pm A 60 year old man was killed in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma on Sunday. Police say he was shot twice and “likely died in agony” as it is “believed that he tried to get

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Why Sex Offender Registries Keep Growing Even as Sexual Violence Rates Fall

Lists that include out-of-state visitors are inflating the numbers and keeping fear at a boil. Quentin (not his real name) was convicted eight years ago of child pornography possession in Florida. He served his time and has since

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Ron Book’s account of his DUI arrest inconsistent with police and witness report.

February 26, 2019, 2:23 pm Details are beginning to emerge from Ron Book’s DUI arrest Sunday Night and as more information comes to us, we will continue to share it. Here’s what we know so far. Ron Book

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Ron Book ARRESTED in DUI!

February 25, 2019, 6:12 pm Last night, Feb 24, 2019, Lobbyist Ron Book (and father of State Senator Lauren Book) was arrested and charged with DUI after crashing his Lamborghini in Plantation, Florida.   Go to Source Author:

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Michigan’s SORA is punishment, says MI Attorney General in amicus briefs

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed amicus briefs in the Michigan Supreme Court today in Michigan v Snyder (Case number 153696) and People v Betts (Case number 148981), arguing that Michigan’s sex offender registration and notification requirements are punishment because they are so burdensome and fail to distinguish between dangerous offenders and those who are not a threat to the community.

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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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PACER Fees Harm Judiciary’s Credibility, Posner Says in Class Action Brief

Seven retired federal judges, including former Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner, filed an amicus brief in a class action over PACER fees now on appeal. Charging user fees for court records harms the credibility of the federal judiciary, according

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Stanley’s story as an Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled individual

Background on Stanley: Stan was born Jul 1990, there was difficulty during birth, the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck and cut of oxygen to the brain. Suffered from “seizures” from age one to age four, sometimes

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Effectively Advocating for the Client with Developmental Disabilities who has been charged with a sex offense. WEBINAR: 1-17-2019

WEBINAR: January 17, 2019 – 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST Team:  I will be putting out more updates later but wanted to get this out to the group .  I think this is a worthwhile webinar put on by

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Some great news about UNTOUCHABLE, David Feige’s award-winning documentary

UNTOUCHABLE – Festival Trailer from Meerkat Media on Vimeo. When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws

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ADVOCACY FOR TERMINATION OF JUVENILE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION in IL

The following documents may be of help for people in Illinois that were under 18 at the time of their offence.  

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