Huge Hammer; Not an Ounce of Prevention

Elizabeth J. Letourneau, Ph.D. Registries, public-shaming websites like the one in Nebraska, and ever-harsher laws hammering registered citizens again and again do NOTHING to prevent sexual assaults of children. Elizabeth J. Letourneau has spent decades working with sexual offenders. She is Director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and AssociateContinue reading “Huge Hammer; Not an Ounce of Prevention”

Dynamic Duo Defeat Dumb Laws in California

An excellent article profiles the California pair that is forcing cities in California, lawsuit by lawsuit, to repeal their dumb and ineffective registered-citizen laws. Even more eye-opening are the comments on the article, which are overwhelmingly against the over-reaching, unconstitutional laws. If only we could find an attorney in Nebraska to take on something likeContinue reading “Dynamic Duo Defeat Dumb Laws in California”

Maryland Court of Appeals Understands Ex Post Facto

On March 4, 2013 the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that retroactively requiring a person to register as a sex offender in accordance with laws created in 2009 and 2010 violates the prohibition against ex post facto laws contained in Article 17 of the Maryland Declaration of Rights. This video shows the oral argument thatContinue reading “Maryland Court of Appeals Understands Ex Post Facto”