Case could help prevent Congress from outsourcing its power

Elizabeth Slattery and John-Michael Seibler of the Heritage Foundation comment on a Supreme Court case that could have ramifications for registered citizens. How much authority can Congress give to the attorney general to effectively write the criminal laws?  That’s a question the Supreme Court will address next term in a newly added case, Gundy v.Continue reading “Case could help prevent Congress from outsourcing its power”

Federal courts examining constitutionality of sex offender registries

A look at how several recent court decisions against sex offender registries in several states, and the predictable backlash from elected officials in response to those decisions.  Colorado’s sex offender registry still hangs in limbo seven months after a judge said it violated the constitutional rights of former offenders, subjecting them to an extended punishmentContinue reading “Federal courts examining constitutionality of sex offender registries”

NC lawsuit moves forward in twice delayed hearing on motion to dismiss

From the NARSOL website, Robin Vander Wall gives an update on a federal lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s sex offender registry law. At a hearing in federal court (Middle District, NC) on Monday, April 16, 2018, NARSOL,NCRSOL, and two John Doe plaintiffs were represented by Attorney Paul Dubbeling to defend against the state of North Carolina’s Motion toContinue reading “NC lawsuit moves forward in twice delayed hearing on motion to dismiss”