Seventh Circuit decision in Ex Post Facto case, overturning the retroactivity standard articulated in prior circuit holdings and concluding that the critical inquiry in assessing retroactivity is “whether the law changes the legal consequences of acts completed before its effective date.”
New York Court of Appeals opinion holding that residency restrictions of Sexual Assault Reform Act (“SARA”) applied equally to eligible offenders released on parole, conditionally released, or subject to period of post-release supervision.
Missouri Supreme Court opinion affirming a conviction for residing within 1,000 feet of a school, holding that the distance measurements for Missouri’s housing banishment laws are taken from property line to property line.
Residency Secondary Materials
[Criminal Justice Policy Review] – Sex Offender Residence Restrictions and Homelessness: A Critical Look at South Carolina
Deanna Cann & Deena Scott, Sex Offender Residence Restrictions and Homelessness: A Critical Look at South Carolina, Criminal Justice Policy Review (2019) Abstract Sex offender residence restrictions (SORRs) have been widely implemented across the U …
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 Hallie Lieberman | Feb. 2020 Sandy Rozek is the polar opposite of what comes to mind when you hear the word activist. A 78-year-old great-grandmother and retired high school English teacher who lives in Houston, Rozek is not woke, doesn’t post on Tw …Posted: January 25, 2020
The Appeal — Wisconsin Came Close To Changing A Rule That Often Leaves People On Sex Offense Registries Homeless
By Steven Yoder | January 3, 2020 In May 2016, a local Fox station in Wisconsin reported a remarkable story. That March, a man who had served 11 years on second-degree child sexual assault had been released from prison. The city of Waukesha had a rule …Posted: January 4, 2020