The Supreme Court will decide this week whether to take up a case challenging Minnesota’s Sex Offender Treatment (civil commitment) Program. Maurice Chammah reports in an article for the Marshall Project. If someone finishes a prison sentence for a violent sexual crime, but might still be dangerous, should he be released? How do you knowContinue reading “Supreme Court could decide future of civil commitment”
Following on the heels of a federal court ruling against the state’s sex offender registry, the sheriff of one Colorado county has taken a rather unusual step. As reported online at Westword: Montrose County, on Colorado’s Western Slope, has pulled its sex-offender list offline, reportedly because of a recent court ruling in which U.S. District CourtContinue reading “Colorado county takes sex offender registry offline”
A Houston, Texas law firm has compiled a list of organizations, advocacy groups, and resources for those accused of a sex crime. Check out the list of two and a half dozen organizations here.