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Legislative Committees to Consider Presence Restriction Bills

Two state legislative committees will soon consider bills that would allow, but not require, cities and counties to adopt “presence restrictions”. On April 28, the Senate Public Safety Committee will consider SB 267 at 9:30… Read More >>

Janice’s Journal: SB 267 – Time to step up

The California legislature yesterday struck a blow against all registered citizens. That blow is passage of Senate Bill 267 (SB 267) by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. Despite testimony in opposition to the bill from the ACLU,… Read More >>

CA RSOL Meeting – May 9 in Los Angeles

The monthly meeting for May will take place on May 9 in Los Angeles at the usual location in Los Angeles, at the ACLU Building at 1313 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Start time is 10 am.

The main focus of discussion will center on the recent … Read More >>

After sex offenders accused of killing 4 women, state bill would crack down on those who tamper with GPS monitors

Following a high-profile murder case involving two Orange County parolees, state lawmakers are again considering more time behind bars for sex offenders who tamper with GPS monitoring devices. Offenders currently face a mandatory six … Read More >>

TX: Closing Sex Offender Loophole

SAN ANTONIO – A state lawmaker says he’s making good on his promise to close a loophole in Texas law that could put children of sex offenders in danger. You would think that a convicted sex offenders’ parental rights would be revoked, but… Read More >>

Senate passes amendment closing military sex offender loophole

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to close a legal loophole that enables military sex offenders to evade registering with civilian law enforcement.

On a 98-0 vote, Senators adopted the Military Sex Offender Reporting… Read More >>

State high court passes up chance to go easier on sex offenders

A divided state Supreme Court voted Wednesday to leave intact a ruling requiring lifetime registration for certain non-forcible sex offenders, an issue that split Gov. Jerry Brown’s two most recent appointees.

The court had voted 5-2 … Read More >>

NM: Sex offender registration can be confusing issue

Deputy Pat Montes with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office has the job of keeping track of Lincoln County’s sex offenders. “We are mandated to track and register sex offenders,” said Lincoln county Sheriff Robert… Read More >>

LA: AL sex offender files suit challenging LA registry laws in federal court

A New Orleans man convicted in Alabama of transmitting obscene material to a minor is challenging the constitutionality of recent Louisiana sex offender registration statutes in federal court. … The suit claims two state laws illegally… Read More >>

CA RSOL Meeting June 20 in San Diego

Please join us for our monthly CA RSOL meeting on June 20 in San Diego. It will take place at Cal Western School of Law on Saturday, room LH2 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This meeting is open to registrants, friends and family and supporters. Media… Read More >>

FL: Council toughens sexual predator ordinance

The Marco Island City Council passed a tough new ordinance Monday that council members say has made Marco Island a less likely home for a registered sex offender or sexual predator. Full Article

Related: Pasco toughens regulations on whereRead More >>

Women Against Registry (W.A.R) Lawsuit

The WAR (Women Against Registry) Admin Team AND our Class Action Core Team are proud to announce that we will begin work this week on two law suits to be filed at the federal level this fall. That’s right – two of them! The first is on behalf of… Read More >>

Jessica’s Law status is uncertain

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is refusing to release an unpublished opinion that is being cited by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for changing sex offender release policies.

A recent state Supreme… Read More >>

More sex offenders in rural areas

The rural communities on the edges of the High Desert have higher percentages of residents who are registered sex offenders when compared to larger cities in the area and to similarly sized communities elsewhere in the state, Megan’s Law… Read More >>

NE: Should Minnesota juvenile land on Nebraska Sex Offender Registry?

The Nebraska Supreme Court won’t be asked to weigh in on whether the way a state law is written should result in a 12-year-old boy ending up on the state’s Sex Offender Registry. The question specifically is whether, by the letter… Read More >>

FL: FSCJ changes policy to restrict sex offenders, bar sex predators from campuses

Florida State College at Jacksonville has implemented a policy that mandates sex offenders go through an additional application process while baring sexual predators from enrolling. Full Article… Read More >>

One Survivor’s Crusade Reveals a Plague of Errors in Nation’s Sex Offender Registries

Estimates of the number of entries with crucial mistakes run into the tens of thousands. One man—and pretty much only one man—is trying to fix them. Full Article Read More >>

Sex offenders registry may put man back in prison for offence committed as child

Josh Gravens is trying to figure out how he’s going to tell his five children that he might be going to prison for a very long time.

Gravens, 28, is a one-time convicted juvenile sex offender facing a possible 25 years to life sentence for a felony… Read More >>

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