Florida ministry deals with sex offender registry

Steven Yoder writes an article for the Christian Century about a residential ministry in Florida that helps sex offenders transitioning out of prison. One would think these kinds of programs would be well supported as a way to help people get back on their feet. Baptist minister Glenn Burns calls the evening of April 7,Continue reading “Florida ministry deals with sex offender registry”

Judge overturns Vermont town’s residency restrictions

Another town has seen its sex offender residency restriction struck down in court. A judge has declared the restriction in Rutland, Vermont unconstitutional. The judge, Samuel Hoar, Jr., had strong words about the town’s ordinance. “What the city has done here is effectively to declare an entire class of persons to be a public nuisance,Continue reading “Judge overturns Vermont town’s residency restrictions”

Former Minnesota sex offender challenges residency restrictions

From the minnlawyer.com website, a case to watch in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Nebraska. A man is challenging residence restrictions in West St. Paul, Minnesota. On Oct. 2, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari in Snyder v Doe, a decision from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court ofContinue reading “Former Minnesota sex offender challenges residency restrictions”