Professors Tamara Lave, JJ Prescott, and Grady Bridges recently published an important article discussing recent attempts to illuminate “the dark figure” of sexual recidivism. The abstract is below, and a full text copy of the article is accessible at …Posted: June 29, 2021
In response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sex Offense Litigation and Policy Resource Center has published a set of guidelines for law enforcement, policy experts, and others with respect to law and policy focused on those with past convictions …Posted: March 28, 2020
By Dan Clark | June 27, 2019 Persons convicted of sex offenses in New York do not have to specifically disclose to the state that they have, and use, an account on Facebook, so long as they register their email address and don’t use a fake name, the st …Posted: June 29, 2019
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals holding that PA SORNA constitutes “custody” for habeas purposes, and is not merely a collateral consequence of a conviction.
Georgia Supreme Court holding that lifetime GPS monitoring of individuals designated as sexually violent predators under state law is unconstitutional under the Fourth Amendment.
[SCOTUSblog] Argument analysis: Court poised to rule for challenger in dispute over constitutionality of sex-offender law
By Amy Howe | February 26th, 2019 This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a dispute over the constitutionality of a federal law that requires convicted sex offenders to return to prison for at least five years – and possibly for the rest …
Criminal trial court dismissing citations against defendants for violating residential banishment ordinance.
6th Circuit Court of Appeals Detroit Free Press, Inc. v. Department of Justice Opinion (pdf)
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts found that preponderance of the evidence standard no longer sufficed for comporting with Due Process for tiering of sex offenders, clear and convincing standard would be required.