The District Attorney of Cumberland County Pennsylvania says he’ll ask the U.S Supreme Court to review a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that found the state’s current sex offender registration law is punishment and can’t be applied retroactively. Just as in Nebraska, many Pennsylvanians saw their registration requirements increase when the state changedContinue reading “DA to ask Supreme Court to review Pennsylvania sex offender registry decision”
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When autism, child pornography, and the courts collide
Are people with autism over-represented among those prosecuted for possession of child pornography? In an investigation for the Marshall Project, Anat Rubin spoke with autism experts and family members of men who have been prosecuted who are convinced that autism made their loved on more susceptible to downloading child porn. Rubin followed the ordeal ofContinue reading “When autism, child pornography, and the courts collide”
Report questions effectiveness of sex offender registries
Writing for the Sentinel of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, reporter Joshua Vaughn questions the effectiveness of sex offender registries — especially since most new sex crimes are committed by first-time offenders. The Sentinel reviewed more than 450 charged sex crime cases in Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, Franklin and Adams counties in 2016 and found only 15 cases whereContinue reading “Report questions effectiveness of sex offender registries”
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