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

Long-Overdue Lawsuit

A long-overdue lawsuit in Missouri exposes the state’s civil commitment program as a $25 million sham that is in essence a prison disguised as a mental health facility. The lawsuit is another development that signals the ending of the era of Nebraska-like programs that unconstitutionally punish former offenders while masquerading as public-safety initiatives. Here isContinue reading “Long-Overdue Lawsuit”

Judge Backs Registry of the Registerers; Idea Might Go National

The state has shown us that it really is easy to put just about anyone’s picture out there on the internet. So it is heartwarming to learn that a judge has ruled in favor of a former sex offender who posts photos of court employees. It gets a point across. A District of Columbia SuperiorContinue reading “Judge Backs Registry of the Registerers; Idea Might Go National”