ID: Case brought to challenge laws outlawing anal and oral sex.

September 25, 2020, 8:19 am The legal challenge involves an anonymous man who was convicted in another state under a law outlawing oral or anal sex. Lawyers for the man say he performed oral sex on his wife

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Prosecutors drop prostitution charges against Patriots owner Robert Kraft

September 24, 2020, 6:27 pm New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft won’t be facing trial on charges that he paid for sex on consecutive days at a Jupiter, Florida, massage parlor. According to court papers filed on Thursday,

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Pardon Blocked For Florida Felons’ Rights Leader Desmond Meade

September 24, 2020, 8:56 am DeSantis and Patronis on Wednesday blocked Meade’s request for a pardon, with DeSantis saying the panel should take the issue “under advisement” until it can gather more information. Fried supported granting the pardon,

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Weekly Update 2020-09-22 Ref#112

September 23, 2020, 9:35 am Dear Members and Advocates, On Friday, the world lost Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her death was a great loss to the Court and to those who shared her ideologies, but it

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Wakulla County to pay $160,000 to settle lawsuit with City Walk Urban Mission

September 23, 2020, 6:46 am A federal court in Tallahassee has ruled that City Walk Urban Mission can again operate in Wakulla County and can open up three other transition homes within the county. Tuesday, the court approved

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ACSOL: Proposed SORNA Regulations Would Add Uncertainty to Registrants’ Lives

September 23, 2020, 6:37 am Below are highlights of ACSOL‘s breakdown of the proposed SORNA changes:   Section 72.3 – Federal law, that is SORNA, will apply to all individuals convicted of a sex offense regardless of when

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NARSOL Calls Out Patch: STOP the Red Dots!

September 22, 2020, 4:55 pm Raleigh, North Carolina — Every year as Halloween approaches, many Patch media outlets, as well as others, publish articles featuring “red-dot” maps showing addresses, and sometimes names, of persons listed on sexual offense registries. Within the

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Is this a thing?!? Epstein victims group endorses legislation to ban ‘lifelike sex dolls’ used by child sex offenders

September 22, 2020, 4:52 pm Victims who allege they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein have endorsed new legislation to ban lifelike sex dolls that resemble children in an effort to protect minors. The bill builds upon the CREEPER

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)

September 19, 2020, 3:03 pm When the Supreme Court of the United States decided Smith v. Doe in 2003 – wrongly, in my opinion – only two justices dissented with the opinion of the majority. Justice Breyer and

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7th Circuit Examines Lifetime GPS Requirement

September 18, 2020, 2:08 pm The Seventh Circuit on Friday weighed the intrusiveness of a Wisconsin statute that institutes lifetime GPS monitoring of certain convicted sex offenders against the necessity of preventing further offenses from that particular class

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UT: Officials consider streamlining Utah Sex Offender Registry

September 18, 2020, 1:29 pm State officials are considering changes to the sex offender registry, starting with deeper data gathering to determine whether it is safe for more offenders to be removed from the system after long-term treatment

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Joe Rogan Experience: Interview with Edward Snowden

September 18, 2020, 8:44 am   Description: Former CIA contractor turned whistleblower Edward Snowden shocked the world when he revealed the misdeeds of the US intelligence community and its allies. Now living in Russia, he is a noted

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WI: Homeless person required to register as a sex offender killed

September 17, 2020, 7:00 am A 54 year old person required to register as a sex offender was found dead with “suspicious head injuries” according to the Madison Wisconsin Police, A local alderman is calling for the closure

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Weekly Update 2020-09-01 Ref#111

September 16, 2020, 10:17 am Dear Members and Advocates, The California Bill that we wrote about last week was signed off by Governor Newsom. That’s good news. What continues to boggle the mind is how two stories can

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NYT: Misinformation is ‘Its Own Pandemic’ Among Parents

September 16, 2020, 8:10 am Here’s how to push back on social media and in person. In January 2019, Scott Weiner, a California State Senator, introduced what he thought was an L.G.B.T.Q. Civil Rights Bill. At the time,

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Private company OffenderWatch wants to control registrant travel notifications.

September 15, 2020, 1:28 pm FROM OFFENDERWATCH’S PRESS RELEASE: OffenderWatch the leading sex offender registry management solution for law enforcement, and the Caribbean Committee Against Sex Crimes (CCASC), an initiative of nonprofit Zandoli USA, today announced a joint mission to

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DNA evidence exonerates Florida man after 37 years.

September 15, 2020, 1:23 pm  After 37 years behind bars, DNA evidence has cleared a Florida man of rape and murder charges decades after his sentencing. A hearing before Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Christopher Nash on Monday resulted

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Back to not voting: 11th Circuit sides with Florida on voting rights.

September 14, 2020, 4:05 pm The voting rights if people in Florida with past felony convictions have been in limbo since the 2018 passage of Amendment 4, that was supposed to restore rights to former felons (other than

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MI: Sex offender registry months out-of-date, but little action from lawmakers… so what?

September 14, 2020, 12:03 pm A local Michigan news paper ran this story yesterday, which spoke about the state of Michigan’s sex offender registry and how out of date and inaccurate it is. Essentially, since U.S. District Judge

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Man Jailed for Failure to Register Killed by Cellmate

September 11, 2020, 7:19 pm A man in jail for a probation violation on a failure to register as a sex offender arising from a case 20 years ago was beaten to death by his cellmate this week

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