False ‘Facts’ in the Public Sphere

A Good Lie Is Hard to Kill   Wendy McElroy over at Reason.composted a piece on domestic violence statistics. A statistic that has been parroted by the Department of Justice, and even cited by Attorney General Eric Holder in a 2009 speech claimed that “the leading cause of death in the United States among AfricanContinue reading “False ‘Facts’ in the Public Sphere”

Assumptions Are ‘News’ at KETV-Channel 7

UPDATE: Another thoughtful perspective on this issue. Omaha TV station KETV-Channel 7 is the latest to buy into myth and lie about former sex offenders. A law enforcement PR piece about those extra-legal home-invasion visits to former offenders quotes one of the officers: “I assume that they’re reoffending, that they’re dropping off the radar becauseContinue reading “Assumptions Are ‘News’ at KETV-Channel 7”

The SMART Office Case Law Handbook

Here is a good resource from the federal government that summarizes case law and legislative trends and issues in connection with former sex offender registration and notification: SMART Office Case Law Handbook