Best conference ever!

What a wonderful conference we had! This conference saw so many firsts. This was the first time we focused more on major speakers and presentations rather than break-out workshops, and, based on the feedback thus far, that was a good decision. This was the first time our attendance was almost 200. We had 175 registered in attendance at the conference,…

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RSOL Conference: Public Registration–Untold Collateral Damages

The Public Sex Offender Registry–A Perpetual Shame Amanda Hess has written a brilliant piece about the re-emergence of public shaming using the tragic example of a father’s punishment of his daughter. For disobeying a house rule, he filmed his cutting off her hair, chastising her all the while, and posted it online. She was only 13, unable to deal with…

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Emily Horowitz, RSOL conference speaker

Emily Horowitz, PhD, Professor in Sociology and Criminal Justice at St. Frances College in New York, is making news by speaking up and speaking the truth about the state of our current sex offender system. She deliberately stirred a hornet’s nest with the publication of her article, “In defense of Josh Duggar’s parents: It’s no secret why a mother and father would…

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