Success at NACDL Seminar

RSOL is excited to report that we had a successful exhibit at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (NACDL) sixth annual Sex Crimes Training Seminar in Las Vegas. This is our second year attending this conference, and we intend to make this a yearly event. NACDL is the premier organization of criminal defense attorneys in the United States, which…

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“I’m one person; I can’t do anything.” Well, THIS one did!

Editor’s note: Dennis is a new RSOL Advocate in Ohio, joining Dolly in Ohio RSOL; as part of his application for the position, he included this first-person account. By Dennis, guest blogger I joined RSOL a few months ago and agreed to become an RSOL Advocate for the State of Ohio. I’ve been working with some of the local RSOL…

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RSOL in Las Vegas

Educating Attorneys That they CAN WIN Las Vegas, NACDL, November 19-20, 2015 RSOL is excited to announce that Janice Bellucci will lead our exhibit at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (NACDL) Sex Crimes Training Seminar in Las Vegas. This exhibit is a fantastic opportunity for RSOL to network with and appeal to attorneys to join with us because…

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NC Supreme Court: access to social networking sites not about speech or First Amendment rights

By David Post . . . As most VC readers know, First Amendment law is dominated by a single question, the 800-pound constitutional gorilla that’s always in the room:  What “level of scrutiny” will the court apply to the challenged government action? How much will it demand from the government by way of justification for whatever it was that it…

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46 Texas cities put on notice of illegal residency restrictions

By Mary Sue Molnar, Texas Voices E.D. Every legislative session, we find ourselves on the defensive –trying to kill bills that were filed with the intent to increase and allow more and more residency restrictions to be imposed on people who are required to register. Next session will be no different, and we have already been informed that certain legislators…

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An open letter to New York’s Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and DOCCS Commissioner Brian Fischer:

By Sandy, RSOL Board….. A true Halloween horror happened in your state this year. A horrific auto-pedestrian accident claimed the lives of three people, one of them a ten-year-old trick-or-treater. The others were family members who were with her. Additionally, three more pedestrians were injured, one, a three year old child, critically. The rest of the nation grieves with you…

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They Say It Isn’t Punishment

By John “Bay” Haralson, Guest Blogger . . . In a 2003 Alaskan case, the highest court in the land heard arguments pertaining to states’ rights to retroactively list sex offenders on a public registry. At issue was the violation of constitutional protection against ex post facto, (punishment after the fact) and public safety. In a split ruling the high court…

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