Colorado county forced to disband internet sting unit

The Denver Post reports that a Colorado District Attorney’s office was forced to disband its child sex offender internet investigation unit, after a complaint from a defense attorney. A grievance filed by defense attorney Phil Cherner with the Colorado Supreme Court Standing Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct about the¬†CHEEZO operation led to theContinue reading “Colorado county forced to disband internet sting unit”

Illinois Court Upholds SO Internet Identifier Law

In a ruling that contradicted some previous federal court decisions, the Illinois Supreme Court upheld the state’s law requiring registered sex offenders to disclose internet identifiers and websites.¬† The case began when a McLean County man who was adjudicated a sex offender as a juvenile failed to tell police about updates to his Facebook pageContinue reading “Illinois Court Upholds SO Internet Identifier Law”