Pa. Supreme Court throws out parts of Megan’s Law

By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press Posted:   12/16/2013 05:29:58 PM EST HARRISBURG, PA. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out portions of the state’s sex-offender registration law on Monday, telling lawmakers they violated the constitution’s requirement that bills that

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Sex-Offender Porn Ban Passes First Legislative Hurdle

Lakeland Republican Senator Kelli Stargel petitioned her colleagues in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee to broaden an existing ban on pornography. The law already prohibits sex-offenders from viewing or possessing pornography related to their conviction. Florida Action Committee

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Ruling may have vast effect on sex-offender registry, attorney says

SANTA ANA – A court ruling involving an Orange County case could result in hearings for thousands of California sex offenders seeking to have their names removed from the “Megan’s Law” registry, says an attorney who represents a

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New Study Sheds Light On Prevalence Of Child Pornography

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – You may think of child pornography as something that could never hit close to home, or some uncommon perversion. Now a new study is shedding light on the prevalence of child pornography in the United

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‘Apostrophe laws’ named for kid victims on the wane

When Amanda Moore concluded that her daughter’s killer was a drug addict wrongly paroled and wrongly allowed to remain free, she did like many parents before her: she proposed legislation to spare others the same fate. She named

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The Wrongfully Convicted Sex Offender

(Editorial Note:  In no way do I want to minimize the issue of violence against women or children.  Rape is clearly a crime of violence, and must be dealt with appropriately.  Pedophile predation is abhorrant, and must also be dealt

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What NOT TO SAY TO POLICE

What NOT TO SAY TO POLICE By Norm Pattis (blog 4/20/10) I’m a battle-hardened criminal defense lawyer, so it always surprises me how weak in the knees I get when a policeman pulls me over. The urge to

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I Have A Dream

By Janice Bellucci Sorry for the all caps, but this is how it was typed and we do not have time to go through and fix everything. I AM HAPPY TO JOIN YOU TONIGHT IN AN EVENING OF CONSEQUENCE.

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Vicki and Larry at National Conference of State Legislatures

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Feel like committing a Hate Crime?

Feel like committing a Hate Crime? It’s open season. According to easily accessible White Supremacist web sites, all that is necessary is to pick a name from the National Sex Offender Registry and have at it. There are

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New Documentary ‘Untouchable’ Is Tribeca Film Fest Standout

Why would a law mandate that ex-convicts be homeless and virtually unemployable? And what sort of government imposes such rules? That’s the question of David Feige’s startling new documentary “Untouchable,” a Tribeca Film Festival award winner. I must

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