Unnecessary Shaming: NY Daily News

The NY Daily News has unnecessarily shamed a man who died yesterday. Charles Cheeseboro, Jr., 43, was involved in a scooter accident that left him with a serious head. He succumbed to his injury two days later. He was living homeless at the time. He used to work with the Doe Fund, a nonprofit that assists homeless people. He was…

Read More

ACLU Michigan Attorney Advocates End of Registry; Provides Updates

In a recent NPR interview, ACLU Michigan attorney Miriam Aukerman stated she believes that sex offender registries should be abolished.  In support of that belief, Aukerman stated that registries are ineffective and make society less safe. Aukerman criticized both legislators and law enforcement for the current challenges now facing registrants.  Legislators have passed and keep https://cpa.ds.npr.org/michigan/audio/2019/08/SS_20190829_Aukerman_Sex_Offend_Registry_Update.mp3

Read More

NIA 8/26/2019 Registration Removal Process

During the first hour, Atlanta attorney Mark Yurachek will walk us through how the deregistration process works in Georgia. The Georgia process is open to more offenders than other states that permit removal via a similar procedure. In addition, Mr. Yurachek will provide a brief update on the Halloween lawsuit NARSOL plans to file in Georgia prior to Halloween. Mr.…

Read More

Op-Ed: Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide was part of a much bigger crisis in U.S. jails and prisons

[latimes.com – 8/19/19] The New York City medical examiner’s ruling that sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in jail has prompted a lot of hand-wringing about conditions in the facility where he was held. But if the nation had been paying attention, no one would have been particularly surprised by what happened. The United States […] [Read More]

Read More

Disneyland and Fingerprints

[austinstartups.com – 8/27/19] It may surprise many people but the Walt Disney Corporation is an enthusiastic and early adopter of biometric technology. All the way back in 1996, Disney added a magnetic stripe to their park pass. Instead of the bar-coded laminate photo IDs traditionally used, the new pass had no photo and minimal printed […] [Read More]

Read More

Virginia grandmother prohibited from seeing grandchildren in school events

By Sandy . . . Seventeen years ago in Grayson County, Virginia, a fourteen-year-old boy named David and a 26-year-old woman named Shelly set in motion events that would reverberate for months, years, and decades to come. The background story: David was a troubled youth. By fourteen he was intimately familiar with the juvenile justice system in Virginia. His legal…

Read More