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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Action Item: Teen Sexters are Not Child Pornographers but Yet Virginia Law Doesn’t Differentiate - We Allow Our Prosecutors (Commonwealth Attorneys) to Make the Decision and That Is NOT Working!


This post contains an action item for Virginia AND an action item at the Federal Level, so please be sure to act on both! 

Anyone who pays attention to national news has heard about the Canon City Colorado “Sexting Scandal” over the last few days. 
 

Some State Supreme and U.S. Supreme Court Cases for Registered Sex Offenders Decided and Pending


In the last 2 weeks I have added some articles to the In the News page that everyone should be aware of so I’m posting their links here so you don’t miss them. 

Mary
 

First Amendment woes in North Carolina, November 10, 2015

[U.S.] Supreme Court will decide whether sex offenders must update status after moving overseas, November 6, 2015

North Carolina's high court upholds ban on registered sex offenders using Facebook, November 6, 2015

Supreme Court: Should Out-Of-State Sex Offenders Be Added To Indiana Registry? November 6, 2015

Indiana Supreme Court to Untangle Sex Offender Registry Riddle, November 5, 2015
Two offenders contend it's unconstitutional to require registration for crimes committed before law was passed

The Fate Of This Sex Offender May Lie In The Hands Of Justice Scalia, November 3, 2015
The justice's hard-line approach to interpreting criminal law may spare a man from a 10-year sentence.

John Oliver Show on HBO: Prisoner Re-entry in America

 November 8, 2015 


The above clip from the John Oliver Show is really worth watching.  

Mary