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Registered Citizen Challenges Long Beach Residency Restrictions

A sex offender (“registrant”) wishing to relocate to the City of Long Beach where he conducts business filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging sex offender residency restrictions. An ordinance adopted by the City Council of Long… Read More >>

Criminally Yours: Sex In Vegas

I spent the weekend in Las Vegas not having fun, but taking a CLE on how to defend sex assault cases, particularly those involving Internet child porn.

Lawyers came from all over the country, even states with populations as small as Wyoming, … Read More >>

Twelve Sex Offenders Arrested Along the American River Parkway

A dozen sex offenders were taken into custody last weekend after law enforcement made a sweep of the American River Parkway. During a three day operation, Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies talked to 284 people, and arrested 28. … Read More >>

Even after release, California convicts contend with digital trail

Visitors to the 1998 California state fair were treated to demonstrations of a novel criminal justice tool: a computer that allowed them to look up information about registered sex offenders.

Nearly two decades later, the novelty has vanished.… Read More >>

FL: Palm Beach billionaire victims “complicit” so not truly victims, government says

A routine status check Monday on a 2008 federal lawsuit tied to sex offender ____ ____’s plea deal ended with a new allegation from the government.

The two victims who filed the lawsuit — Jane Doe No. 1 and Jane Doe No. 2 — aren’t actually… Read More >>


California Reform Sex Offender Laws (CA RSOL) and two registrants today will file a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court requesting immediate changes to, or in the alternative, the ending of, the state’s Megan’s Law website. The request… Read More >>

MN: Judge rejects Minnesota’s bid to delay reforms in sex offender program

A federal judge has rejected a request by the state of Minnesota to delay dramatic court-ordered reforms to Minnesota’s controversial sex offender program.

The decision, handed down Monday by U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank, means … Read More >>

International Megan’s Law – International Travel Action Group

I would like to clarify that there are actually two, nearly identically-named (and destructive) bills entitled, more-or-less, “International Megan’s Law” originating in both Houses of Congress. This has been the … Read More >>

Sex offender kicked out of Vallejo motel after outcry

A violent sex offender released from a psychiatric hospital last month and forced to live as a transient was kicked out of a motel in Vallejo this week amid public outcry, including critical statements from local police and city officials.… Read More >>

OH: Sex-offender registry requires reboot in Ohio and the nation: editorial

Title 1 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 created an all-inclusive state-by-state registry of convicted sex offenders.

Known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, Title 1 also attempted the… Read More >>

UT: Change in law may get some off Utah sex offender registry early

(KUTV) A new bill at the state Capitol could cut time on Utah’s Sex Offender Registry for some people convicted of misdemeanor crimes.

“It really acts like a scarlet A, a label,” Angie Fenimore told 2News. The author who … Read More >>

Opaque military justice system shields child sex abuse cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — More inmates are in U.S. military prisons for sex crimes against children than for any other offense, an Associated Press investigation has found, but an opaque justice system prevents the public from knowing the full … Read More >>

States Slowly Scale Back Juvenile Sex Offender Registries

After years of establishing and strengthening sex offender registries, some states are rethinking policies allowing juveniles to be placed on them.

In states such as Oregon and Delaware, lawmakers have given judges more power to review … Read More >>

NC: Private school will not rehire principal in wake of sex offender scandal

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A Fayetteville private school principal will not return to her job after school board members voted not to rehire her after she allowed a sex offender to work on campus.

In September, ____ ____ was sentenced to … Read More >>

Educating Attorneys That they CAN WIN – Las Vegas, NACDL, November 19-20, 2015

RSOL is excited to announce that Janice Bellucci will lead our exhibit at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (NACDL) Sex Crimes Training Seminar in Las Vegas. This exhibit is a fantastic opportunity for RSOL to network… Read More >>

NY: Curran calls for Extension of Sex Offender Regisry

Assemblyman Brian Curran (Lynbrook-21st AD) today called for the extension of the statewide sex offender registry that requires registration for Level One sex offenders who registered in 1996. Curran said these individuals were the first… Read More >>

The sex offender industry

How often has this advice been given, and how often has the heeding of it led to the unraveling of an enigma or a crime.

The sex offender industry is both, and following the money trail reveals what lies at the heart and continues to drive this occasionally… Read More >>

SNL Fauxmercial Helps Non Violent Sex Offenders Get Work

Saturday Night Live aired a fauxmercial last night advertising inexpensive help around the house, because Angie’s list is great, but it’s much too expensive.

If you’re looking for help around the house and want a real bargain, you might… Read More >>

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