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NARSOL’s Litigation Summit was a huge success and well received by over 220 viewers. Thanks to the work of some extraordinary volunteers as well as the participation of our guests, NARSOL Live | Litigation Summit, NARSOL’s second major webcasting event, came off without a hitch. This was the first time NARSOL relied upon its in-house technology team to facilitate a… [Read more...]

By Sandy . . . As far as I can determine, prior to 2003 there were no articles linking persons on the registry with Halloween. Then, in 2003, from Bryan, Texas, Google finds this sole article: “Halloween can be a tempting time for sex offenders.” The headline comes from a quote by the county senior community supervision officer and is… [Read more...]

By Malik Pickett and Emily Satifka . . . Jason was 14 years old when he met his first girlfriend, a 13-year-old neighbor of the foster family with whom he lived. After a few months of dating, his girlfriend’s mother walked in on the teenagers engaging in consensual oral sex and called the police. Jason was arrested and charged with child… [Read more...]

By Hayley Fowler . . . A group of registered sex offenders in Western North Carolina say the sheriff forced them to check in with local law enforcement or face arrest on Halloween night in 2019. Now they’re suing. At least 11 men and the nonprofit group North Carolinians for Rational Sex Offender Laws accused Cherokee County and Sheriff Derrick Palmer of… [Read more...]

By Richard and Sandy . . . If the world is made of individuals and families, are not the world’s problems reflected in us and our families? If we look at the world through the lives of ourselves and our families and reach into our own experiences, can we not find the resolution to the world’s and the communities’ problems?… [Read more...]

By Larry . . . On September 24, 2019, NARSOL engaged an attorney and filed a lawsuit a suit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia challenging the Butts County Sheriff’s Office’s practice of placing warning signs at the residences of registered persons before Halloween. The court granted a request for a preliminary injunction which prevented… [Read more...]

By Steve Yoder . . . The Oklahoma City Police Department pulled off a social media coup on July 7. “Meet the top 10 most wanted individuals being sought by our Sex Offender Registration Unit,” the department posted on its Facebook page. “It’s important we keep tabs on these guys (and gal), so help us find them.” The post engaged… [Read more...]

After weeks of dealing with Patch Publications about the maps they publish close to Halloween purporting to be “safety maps” but actually focusing totally on persons required to register on sexual offense registries, new maps appear almost daily. At last count, the maps appeared in 17 states, which, to give them credit, is less than in previous years. Nine of… [Read more...]

By Timothy Moynahan . . . Patch, a local electronic news outlet, has continued its annual, indefensible, fear-mongering practice of publishing the names and addresses of people in the communities they cover who are on the sexual offender registry. Ostensibly pushed as a public safety courtesy in preparation for Halloween, after being called on the inadequacies in their promotion by the National… [Read more...]

By King Alexander . . . This week the Louisiana Supreme Court handed the forces of onerous registration an unexpected defeat on federal First Amendment grounds. The court in a six-to-one ruling struck down two statutes requiring registrants to carry state identification bearing at bottom center the words “SEX OFFENDER” in orange block letters, on grounds that the statutes impermissibly… [Read more...]

NCRSOL Staff — As COVID19 continues to spread, health officials are encouraging people to skip the traditional Black Friday shopping frenzy, and shop online this year. However, the Better Business [Read more...]

HAYLEY FOWLER  – A group of registered sex offenders in Western North Carolina say the sheriff forced them to check in with local law enforcement or face arrest on Halloween night [Read more...]

Fresh on the heels of our record-setting summer NARSOL LIVE web event, the National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws will soon be hosting a NARSOL LIVE Litigation Summit on November 19 [Read more...]

NCRSOL Bimonthly Conference Call Hosted by Dwayne Daughtry, Executive Director 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 30 2020 (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Meeting Information Meeting link: https://ncrsol.my.webex.com/ncrsol.my/j.php?MTID=m4d129ec304c2e67cfc76587eae1a44ef [Read more...]

By ROBIN VANDERWALL . . . So, let me be sure I have this solid, Josh Salman of USAToday: IF anyone is EVER convicted of a sexual offense against a [Read more...]

By DWAYNE DAUGHTRY . . . Perhaps you read today on social media or the news about a citizen on the registry that lost his job at a Veterans Affairs [Read more...]

Just in case you missed the 2020 NARSOL/Live webcast, we have the presentation videos. You are now able to watch the following: Click here to access the free presentation videos [Read more...]

By JAMIE MARKHAM — In a post last year, here, I discussed some of the issues related to sex offender registration for out-of-state offenses. Among other things, I noted a federal [Read more...]

By DWAYNE DAUGHTRY – If COVID-19 wasn’t enough bad news, now the state is facing its first hurricane to perhaps make landfall on the coast of Wilmington. Yet, while Governor [Read more...]

By DWAYNE DAUGHTRY — There was once a time in picturebooks and stories where police officers were often recognizable. Children would often put on dark blue matching pants and button-down [Read more...]

New York’s top court upheld a law Monday that allows the state to keep sex offenders confined under some circumstances even after they have completed their sentences. In three decisions handed down Monday, the state Court of Appeals said the law didn’t violate due process guarantees, and did not constitute cruel and unusual punishment. Full […] [Read more...]

[prisonerswithchildren.org] How to Seek a Job with a Conviction History: A Fair Chance Hiring Webinar (online) Thursday, December 3 • 5:00 to 6:30 pm (PST) REGISTER HERE Please join us for a step-by-step training in how to take advantage of the Fair Chance Act, which restricts employers from denying jobs on the basis of job applicants’ conviction […] [Read more...]

[ca.news.yahoo.com – 11/20/20] OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed that Ontario’s sex-offender registry regime violates the constitutional rights of people found not criminally responsible for their actions by reason of mental disorder. The decision came Friday in the case of an Ontario man who was found not criminally responsible in June 2002 […] [Read more...]

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK [Excerpt from page 1:] While the Court appreciates the State’s compelling interest and laudable efforts to protect children from sex offender recidivists on the internet, New York’s attempt to advance this interest via blanket restrictions cannot be squared with the significant freedom of speech rights at […] [Read more...]

Please join ACSOL Executive Director and civil rights attorney Janice Bellucci as well as ACSOL President and criminal defense attorney Chance Oberstein for our next phone meeting.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, Nov 21, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time and will last at least two hours. Discussion topics will include: proposed SORNA […] [Read more...]

[usatoday.com – 11/19/20] Justice officials are recognizing that community supervision can be a tripwire that perpetuates incarceration based on crimeless technical violations Miriam Aroni Krinsky and Vincent Schiraldi Opinion contributors One of the first people to die of COVID-19 in New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail system was Raymond Rivera — a 55-year-old father and husband who lost […] [Read more...]

[thesungazette.com – 11/18/20] VISALIA – Prosecutors are hard to come by in Tulare County nowadays, and the work is beginning to pile up. … Coming down the pike are petitions asking to change an offenders sex registration status. For decades those convicted of sex crimes with a minor were forced to register as a sex […] [Read more...]

[wdrb.com – 11/16/20] LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A third Louisville Metro Police officer has pleaded guilty to sexual abusing a minor while serving as a mentor in the department’s youth Explorer program. Former Officer Brad ____ faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court on […] [Read more...]

[floridaactioncommittee.org – 11/17/20] Officer James Freeman of Greenbrier, Arkansas was doing a sex offender compliance check on private property when the homeowner’s dog barked at him. So Freeman shot the dog. Read the full article and watch the video   [Read more...]

Back in the mid 90’s I met a women. I was 28 and she was 31. We soon developed a passionate love affair. We even lived together but never married. She had odd behavior though. One minute she would be caring and attentive, the next minute she would erupt in violence and yelling. Any man […] [Read more...]

Jason was 14 years old when he met his first girlfriend, a 13-year-old neighbor of the foster family with whom he lived. After a few months of dating, his girlfriend’s mother walked in on the teenagers engaging in consensual oral sex and called the police. Jason was arrested and charged with child molestation. He was […] [Read more...]

[nij.ojp.gov – 11/13/20] Communities want to know when convicted sex offenders are living in their midst. For a quarter century, federal law has guaranteed communities the right to know. In 1994, Congress mandated that all states develop sex offender registries. Two years later, Megan’s Law provided that sex offender information must be made public. In […] [Read more...]

Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp. Recording live from litigation Conference Central or fyp Studios, east and west, transmitting across the internet. This is... The post RM154: Judge Temporarily Halts Social Media Ban In New York appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from probation savings time, fyp Studios, east and west, transmitting across the internet. This is Episode... The post Transcript of RM153: How To Get Off Probation Early appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to RM152: Can They Interfere With Where I Choose To Live? Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from fyp Studios, east... The post Transcript of RM152: Can They Interfere With Where I Choose To Live? appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp only recording live from fyp Studios east and vest transmitting across the internet. This is the Halloween episode... The post Transcript of RM151: Challenge of Halloween Signs in Georgia DENIED appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to RM149: Man Arrested For Failing To Notify Angel Watch Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from fyp Studios, east and... The post Transcript of RM149: Man Arrested For Failing To Notify Angel Watch appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to RM148: Jury Acquittal Explained by Attorney Ashley Reymore-Cloud Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization if you have a problem with these thoughts fyp Hey, just a quick little note about tonight’s... The post Transcript of RM148: Jury Acquittal Explained by Attorney Ashley Reymore-Cloud appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to RM147: Dr. Pelloski’s Analysis of Media Bias on PFRs Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from fyp Studios, east and... The post Transcript of RM147: Dr. Pelloski’s Analysis of Media Bias on PFRs appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to Transcript of RM146: Denied Parole for Refusing to Admit Responsibility Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from fyp Studios, east... The post Transcript of RM146: Denied Parole for Refusing to Admit Responsibility appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Listen to RM145: Registration in Wisconsin Requires Annual Payment of $100.00 Andy 00:00 Registry Matters is an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the hosts and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts, fyp. Recording live from FYP Studios, east and... The post Transcript of RM145: Registration in Wisconsin Requires Annual Payment of $100.00 appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]

Andy 00:00 registry matters as an independent production. The opinions and ideas here are that of the host and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization. If you have a problem with these thoughts fyp recording live from fyp Studios, east and west, transmitting across the internet. This is Episode 144 of registry... The post Transcript of RM144: How AWA Proposed Changes Create an Unfunded Mandate appeared first on Registry Matters. [Read more...]