Prosecutors ‘cherry-picking’ judges for sex offense cases.

The prosecutor's office in Cook County, Illinois has been consistently asking that Judge James Linn be removed from hearing cases involving sexual crimes after he gave what prosecutors considered to be too lenient a sentence (18 years) back in 2013. According to this...

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Why is the Registry Punishment?

I can’t believe that we are still having to answer this common sense question.  Isn’t it obvious? Apparently to the judges of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, who recently overturned a lower court’s decision that the registry was cruel and unusual punishment, it’s...

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LA: Court Strikes Louisiana’s ‘Sex Offender’ ID Requirement

A WIN!!! Louisiana's requirement that people convicted of certain sex crimes carry a state-issued ID card with the words “SEX OFFENDER” printed on it in orange capital letters is unconstitutional, the state's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The 6-1 ruling upholds a...

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11th Circuit reminds us of Statute of Limitations

Today the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the appeal of an out of state registrant who was kept on Florida's public registry long after he moved out of the state. The appeal (and underlying Trial Court decision) were not based on the merits of an "out of state"...

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The Dobbs Wire: Time sensitive request! Stimulus Payments

The Dobbs Wire:  Time sensitive request.  Do you have a friend or loved one who is locked up in jail, prison or a sex offense civil commitment facility?  They may be eligible for a $1,200 stimulus payment and not know it, or unsure what to do.  Please send them...

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In-Person Reporting Challenge (FUNDED)

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Ex Post Facto – Sustainer 2020

UPDATE: First- and second-round funding to prepare, file, and fight this lawsuit was successful. Thank you! With your continued support, we can sustain the strength of our argument with expert testimony and the like, as well as cover other costs associated with a case of this magnitude. -- The goal of the this legal challenge is to have the registry recognized as punitive rather than administrative. The most immediate consequence of this would be that only laws and requirements active at the time of offense could be applied to a person required to register.

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