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CO: Supreme Court exempts people listed on registry from key 2019 decision

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday exempted people with a sex offense conviction from a key 2019 decision that prohibited defendants from being sentenced to prison followed by probation in the same criminal case. People with a sex offense conviction in Colorado can...

Trinidad and Tobago: AG proposes two sex offender registries

The Attorney General has proposed 22 amendments to the Act to amend the Sexual Offences Act, Chap. 11:28. Chief among these are the creation of two sexual offender registers. Speaking in the Senate on Tuesday, AG Faris Al-Rawi said the bill intended to create two...

Dr. Alissa Ackerman launches Restorative Justice site

Dr. Alissa Ackerman, who was the guest speaker on last month's member call, a professor at California State University, one of the most prolific researchers on sex offender policy and practices and a pioneer in restorative justice has launched Ampersands Restorative...

Special IDs for Sex Offenders: Safety Measures or Scarlet Letters?

The Supreme Court will soon consider whether to hear a First Amendment challenge to a Louisiana law that required driver’s licenses to identify sex offenders. According to a Louisiana law, people convicted of sex crimes must use driver’s licenses with the words ‘sex...

The Scamming Continues

Yesterday we got 3 notifications that they were scam targets. One would think that with enough complaints the FDLE would take measures to track these scammers down, but apparently they don't. This was from a member: I wanted to let you know about a scam that has been...

Ex Post Facto – Sustainer 2021

Our Ex Post Facto Challenge is now in the 11th Circuit court of Appeals and a SECOND case has been filed. Now more than ever we need your help to keep these cases going!

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