‘An Electorate That Subsists on a Steady Diet of Fear’

In March 2011, Professor Catherine L. Carpenter of the Southwestern Law School published The Evolution of Unconstitutionality in Sex Offender Registration Laws.Published here is the abstract from that article. At the end of the post, you will find a link to an online source for the entire article. NU / FACTS recommends this article to […]

Cities Scramble to Repeal Residency Restrictions

Orange County, Calif., cities that enacted residency restriction laws for former sex offenders now are rushing to repeal those bans under the threat of lawsuits and unfavorable court rulings.Latest community to repeal residency restrictions is Laguna Hills. Fullerton may soon follow.Research has long established that residency restrictions simply do not protect anyone, yet politicians continue […]

Voters Dump Saunders County Prosecutor

Voters turned thumbs-down on Saunders (Nebraska) County Attorney Scott Tinglehoff, an enthusiastic supporter of Nebraska’s 2009 legislation that adds punishments for former sex offenders who have completed their sentences.The chief architects of the law, LB 285 of 2009, also were losers at the polls. By placing the vast majority of former sex offenders who are […]