NE: Sex offender residency restriction dropped by council

Jul 20, 2018 | Florida Action Committee YORK – An ordinance that would have banned convicted/registered sex offenders from living within 500 feet of a school or child care facility in York (NEBRASKA) was given a second public reading and then dropped for good. The matter came before the York City …

News Regarding Florida Sex Offender Registry Laws

News Regarding Florida Sex Offender Registry Laws An Amended Complaint was filed this week in the Miami-Dade Sex Offender Residency Restriction challenge. The original action, which was brought in 2014 by the Florida Action Committee and Individuals who were legislated into homelessness by the Miami-Dade Ordinance which prevented registered sex …

Unrelated: Herald report exposes horrors at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

Unrelated: Herald report exposes horrors at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice A recent Miami Herald Investigation, titled “Fight Club” exposes the horrors taking place in Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice. From beatings instigated by corrections officers for their enjoyment, to sexual assaults, what has been allowed to take place in …

Cops & Doctors In Sex Sting

Cops & Doctors In Sex Sting Sheriff Grady Judd held another of his “cutesy titled” sex offender stings, “Operation No Tricks, No Treats”, where he posts fake ads online and waits for people to respond to them. This time he netted 277 arrests, including a Sargent from his own police …

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules SORNA Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules SORNA Unconstitutional The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today ruled SORNA Unconstitutional as applied to an individual whose offenses predate it’s enactment. The Court found: 1) SORNA’s registration provisions constitute punishment notwithstanding the General Assembly’s identification of the provisions as nonpunitive; 2) retroactive application of SORNA’s registration provisions …

Civil Rights Attorneys on Path to Knock out Residency Restrictions in Wisconsin

Civil Rights Attorneys on Path to Knock out Residency Restrictions in Wisconsin Civil rights attorneys Mark Weinberg and Adele Nicholas are on a path to restore constitutionality to Wisconsin by knocking out sex offender residency restrictions (SORRs). The two attorneys last week filed a federal lawsuit against Kenosha, Waukesha, Yorkville …

Some argue putting label on sex offenders has little public benefit.

Some argue putting label on sex offenders has little public benefit.Two decades after Ohio began labeling sex offenders on a public database and setting restrictions on where they can live, a major overhaul to the law is being proposed that could drop thousands of lower-level offenders off the list Some …