Federal Judge: Continuing incarceration beyond the sentence in Illinois is unconstitutional; NARSOL’s IL affiliate quoted

By Max Green . . . A federal judge in Chicago has found the Illinois Department of Corrections is violating the constitutional rights of prisoners convicted of certain sex crimes by making the restrictions on where they can live so stringent that inmates are often locked up long beyond their sentences. In a ruling issued Sunday, Judge Virginia Kendall wrote…

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Lawmakers Debate Changes in CT Registry

[courant.com – 4/1/19]   State legislators are debating whether they should make changes in the state’s sex offender registry, which was established in 1998. Former Republican state legislator Bob Farr of West Hartford and other advocates called Monday for approving the recommendations of the state’s sentencing commission on changes to the registry, which is currently […] [Read More]

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