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Does a Watched Pot Boil? A Time-Series Analysis of New York State’s Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law

A study conducted of sexual crimes in New York by Jeffrey Sandler, Kelly Socia, and Naomi Freeman in 2008 found more than 95 percent of registerable sexual offenses and more than 94 percent of sexual offenses against children

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It Could Be You – July 18, 2018 – Vicky Henry with Women Against Registry

It Could Be You – July 18, 2018 – Vicky Henry with Women Against Registry This program is courtesy of “It Could Be You”, and KABF 88.3 FM Community Radio, The Voice of the People, Little Rock, Arkansas. www.kabf.org

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Retired Social Worker Writes about Pioneering Work with Sex Offenders

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Mills alumna Marilyn Callahan ’55, a retired clinical social worker, renowned as a pioneer in sex-offender treatment, is promoting the new book she … career, Callahan stays in touch with many of her former clients—several of them agreed to contribute to the book, sharing their treatment stories.

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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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CA Case to Determine Certificates of Rehabilitation

A California Court of Appeal issued a decision this week that expands eligibility for registrants to apply for a certificate of rehabilitation. The decision, People v. Tirey, states that a registrant who was convicted of PC 288(a) and

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The Adam Walch act is such a waste of money and resources and this bill wants to waste even more!

UPDATE: The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act Reauthorization is legislation introduced again Feb 16, 2017 that will just make a failed system even more expensive and wasteful with no improvement to public safety. It will cause

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The Adam Walch act is such a waste of money and resources and this bill wants to waste even more!

UPDATE: The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act Reauthorization is legislation introduced again Feb 16, 2017 that will just make a failed system even more expensive and wasteful with no improvement to public safety. It will cause

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Another WIN for Florida

The U S DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA issued this order https://floridaactioncommittee.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Preliminary-Injunction-Order.pdf https://www.womenagainstregistry.org/page-1730788/4277997

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11th Circuit WIN today in Doe v Miami-Dade (Florida)

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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IML Action Alert

Forward From: RegistrantTAG.org To: ALL We are reaching out to all and affiliates to respond the recent State Department notice on implementation of the unique identifier provision of IML. https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-21087.pdf https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-09-02/html/2016-21087.htm   It was signed by:  Bureau of

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Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism

portmanteau:   port·man·teau    ˌpôrtˈman(t)ō/    noun Consisting of or combining two or more separable aspects or qualities. Ascendant:   as·cend·ant   əˈsendənt   adjective Rising in power or influence. Post-Release-Regulations-and-Sex-Offender-Recidivism.pdf University of Michigan Law School May 2016 Connecticut Law Review,

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Is Adam Walsh Still Alive?

On July 27, 1981, six-year old Adam Walsh vanished from a Hollywood, Florida shopping mall. His mother, Reve Walsh, left him unattended for several minutes, and when she returned, he was gone. Two weeks later, Adam’s severed head

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Why the ‘Pokémon Go’ Ban on Sex Offenders Makes No Sense

Last last month, two state senators in New York—Jeffrey Klein and Diane Savino—issued a report laying out an apparently scary set of numbers. In New York City, Pokémon from Pokémon Go were spotted in front of the homes of 57 people on

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A Defender Office for Supreme Court Advocacy?

An “independent federal public defender office charged with representing poor defendants before the United States Supreme Court” is necessary to fill gaps in legal services to the poor and “better balance the scales of justice between the government

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Registrants International Family Petitions Group

There is a new group forming especially for those registrants that have filed petitions with USCIS to bring a loved one to the united states.  Currently the policy of USCIS is to deny any petition that is filed

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