Federal District Court for the Southern District of California finding that local San Diego ordinance enacting residential banishment laws for people convicted of sex offenses was preempted by state law.
Minnesota Supreme Court opinion finding that Minnesota DOC failed to comply with the law in failing to release an individual, or else otherwise modifying conditions of release.
Oregon Court of Appeals ruling that “residence” means something more than a temporary shelter or jail cell, in finding the state’s evidence legally insufficient to convict a defendant of railing to register.
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 …
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
By Laurel White | November 25th, 2019 Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have lifted state restrictions on how close people convicted of sex crimes can live to schools. The bill, which passed the state Assembly and Senate unanimous …Posted: November 26, 2019
Miami Herald: Miami-Dade uproots sex offender camp yet again. Does harsh law really make public safer?
By Charles Rabin | November 22nd, 2019 The latest eviction order came earlier this month: Some 70 paroled child sex offenders, now living in a flimsy village of tents, cardboard boxes and rusty campers in an industrial zone just east of Miami Internati …Posted: November 23, 2019