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Don’t Tread on Me!

Take two individuals who commit the exact same federal offense. One person lives in State “A” and the other in State “B”. The person living in A will be on the public registry for life while the person living in B will be on for 10 years. Then there are two completely...

Why some lawyers don’t take RSO cases.

Wonder why so many lawyers refuse to touch any cases involving RSOs? Here's one reason why? Attorney, Patricia Sigman is a candidate running for Florida Senate, District 9. She is the target of a smear campaign by her opponent, which accuses her of representing a...

Assembling the Chimeric Sex Offender

The following (very technical) study (from what I could understand of it) discusses the harm caused by the "sex offender" label. Assembling the Chimeric Sex Offender It contains a lot of terms of art, which make it a difficult read, but if you can extrapolate the...

TX: Officials discuss sex offender problem

The number of registered sex offenders residing in unincorporated areas of Johnson County increased from 370 in 2017 to 597 today, JCSO Chief Deputy Mark Reinhardt said. One residence that served as home to multiple offenders sat within 400 feet of a school, Reinhardt...

Our System Is Not Doing the Thing It Says It Intends to Do

The whole idea was that we are going to protect children. But because most abuse of children happens inside the family, the registry doesn’t affect that. It just creates more “stranger danger” fear. The research for twenty-five years shows it doesn’t make anyone...

UK: Online naming and shaming ‘threatening offender rehabilitation’

According to Detective Superintendent Stewart Gull, the recent spate of 'naming and shaming' local offenders online after their sentences have been carried out is posing serious problems for their ability to reintegrate into the community. He told Express he is aware...

Non-Registrant Collateral Consequences Challenge

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Recent Comments

  • Richard on Don’t Tread on Me!: “Jed, I don't know your situation and I can't comment based off of that. When I first moved…
  • SarahF on Don’t Tread on Me!: “Okay, Richard. Where do I begin? My husband and I are in a different situation than most families…
  • Maestro on Don’t Tread on Me!: “”And a statement such as, “every person with a child looks up every person they come in contact with in…
  • Maestro on Don’t Tread on Me!: “Everything stated in this should be used by attorneys to fight the entire registry scheme. The only thing I have…
  • a registered dad in the community on Don’t Tread on Me!: “I joined a family-oriented house of worship AFTER I started registering. The leaders make sure their kids help me…
  • Jacob on Why some lawyers don’t take RSO cases.: “You’re calling an FAC-referred attorney a coward and questioning his humanity, with no apparent basis whatsoever. I have heard…
  • Jed on Don’t Tread on Me!: “Thanks for the replies. I guess there are exceptions to being on the registry, and it is great to…
  • ForTheRecord on Why some lawyers don’t take RSO cases.: “He appears to be A COWARD....watch your discourse with this 'person'
  • Capt Charles Munsey Jr. USN Ret on Don’t Tread on Me!: “Jed, like Richard I too have also been blessed. I have a life where I can help others and…
  • Big J on Why some lawyers don’t take RSO cases.: “Let me give you a big heads up on Attorney Ron K. Not only is he a decent and good…

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