Thursday, December 1, 2016

Laws that Restrict/Regulate RSO’s that Politicians have Claimed are “Logical and/or Common Sense” to Get Them Passed BUT Have ZERO Evidence /Empirical Data to Support Their Effectiveness…….Unconstitutional!

Excellent ruling by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (which is in Richmond, Virginia) for North Carolina RSO’s yesterday!

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Absurdly Repressive North Carolina Sex Offender Law, December 2, 2016

4th Circuit strikes down North Carolina residency/movement restrictions on sex offenders, December 1, 2016

Appeals Court: Some N.C. sex offender limits unconstituional, December 1, 2016

Fourth Circuit panel rejects North Carolina's efforts to defendant constitutionally hinky provisions of state sex offender rules, December 1, 2016

Breaking: Fourth Circuit holds NC premises statute unconstitutional, December 1, 2016

Cited Radio and CBC Radio The Doc Project’s Two Part Podcast Exiled

Cited Podcast #29: Exiled Part 1 — A Year In New York’s Infamous ‘Sex Offender Motel’ (49:00) w/ recordings from Chris Dum’s (a founding member of Sex Offense Policy and Research ) research for his 2016 book  Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel (Studies in Transgression)

Cited Podcast #30: Exiled Part 2 — The Mennonites and the Sex Offenders (59:24) Canada’s Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) Program

January 10, 2017: 3 Virginia Seats to be Decided in Special Election

The day before the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session begins in Richmond there will be 3 Special Elections in Virginia on January 10th to fill 3 State seats that will be vacant because State Representatives were elected in November to go to U.S. Congress.