NARSOL’s special Christmas Eve conference call a success

NARSOL’s Christmas Eve phone call was, by all accounts, very well received. The total number participating is hard to determine as callers came and went. NARSOL board members present at varying points, in addition to Richard who hosted the call, were Brenda, Larry, and Sandy. NARSOL state organizations participating were PARSOL (Pennsylvania), One Standard of Justice (Connecticut), NCRSOL (North Carolina)…

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Texas professor who studies sex offender policy is targeted by vigilantism for his work

It’s not enough that vigilantes go after people required to register as sex offenders and their families, some are now going after the scholars who do research and write about the topics related to anything sexually taboo. University of Texas professor Thomas K. Hubbard has become the target of protests and threats of violence because of his writings on age…

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TX: Texas Sex Offender Registry Upheld by Fifth Circuit

[bloomberglaw.com – 12/17/19] The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program, which requires sex offenders to make in person reports and restricts housing options, doesn’t violate the U.S. Constitution by depriving registrants of due process, the Fifth Circuit ruled. An individual convicted of a sex crime in a trial or plea agreement has received the minimum protections […] [Read More]

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MA: Mass. legislators call for hearing after report details sex offenders received trade licenses

[wickedlocal.com – 12/17/19 – Employment restrictions] The chairs of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure want an oversight hearing and an “immediate and thorough investigation” into how sex offenders were able to obtain state licenses to work in various trades and professions. Sen. Paul Feeney and Rep. Tackey Chan issued a joint […] [Read More]

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