Is the Tide Turning Against Public Sex Offense Registries?

BY RORY FLEMING JULY 2, 2021 On June 8, the American Law Institute, arguably the most prestigious non-governmental law reform organization in the country, concluded its national meeting. One of its agenda items was to have its thousands of elected

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Sex Offense Registry Fact Sheet

Sex Offense Registry Fact Sheet  Emily Horowitz, Ph.D. // Dept. of Sociology & Criminal Justice, St. Francis College // ehorowitz@sfc.edu   *As of 2018, there were 917,771 people listed on the U.S. sex offense registry (NCMEC, 2018) –

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STOP HERE and Watch the SOHO Forum Debating the Registry

Professor Emily Horowitz Saint Francis College, Brooklyn Heights Professor Horowitz is a professor of sociology & criminal justice and directs the Institute for Peace & Justice and founded and co-directs the post-prison college program (a nationally recognized program

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Blanket Exclusions, Animus, and the False Policies They Promote

Abstract: Saying something is true does not make it so.  And saying it louder does not make it truer.  But such is the legislative posture behind modern day sex offense registration laws that punish those who commit sex

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MI: lawmakers debate changes to states sex offender registry law

June 8, 2020, 2:18 pm Michigan lawmakers are debating how to overhaul the state’s sex offender registry after a federal appeals court ruled sections of the law are unconstitutional, but Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is contending the proposed

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CT: Lawmakers debate revamping sex offender registry

April 2, 2019, 12:30 pm State legislators are debating whether they should make changes in the state’s sex offender registry, which was established in 1998. Former Republican state legislator Bob Farr of West Hartford and other advocates called

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