California Court of Appeals opinion concluding that the Sexually Violent Predator Act prohibiting placement of certain individuals near a “school” does not exempt home schools or require the school in question to have been operating for any particular period of time prior to the individual’s planned community placement.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court opinion holding as a matter of first impression that private, planned community restrictive covenants prohibiting the residence of individuals required to register under Pennsylvania’s sex offense registry are void as a matter of public policy.
Eleventh Circuit per curiam opinion rejecting plaintiff-appellant’s Ex Post Facto challenge and concluding that the provisions of Alabama’s sex offense registration law at issue, including residency and employment restrictions, homeless-reporting requirements, travel notification requirements, and direct community notification requirements, were not punitive in effect.
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