Briefing the Supreme Court: Promoting Science of Myth

Melissa Hamilton has an excellent essay in the Emory Law Journal that is worth reading.The Supreme Court recently decided, in Packingham v. North Carolina, whether North Carolina’s ban on the use of social networking websites by registered sex offenders is constitutional.  1 The principal legal issue in the case was whether the ban violates the First Amendment’s right […]

Briefing the Supreme Court: Promoting Science or Myth?

Must read via the Florida Action Committee:Melissa Hamilton’s forthcoming article in the Emory Law Journal is a must read. It discusses the recent Packingham SCOTUS hearing and how after all this time and all these studies, the MYTH of high recidivism rates is still being thrown around the courts.Read Melissa Hamilton’s report here.