Reddit faces lawsuit for failing to remove child sexual abuse material

[theverge.com – 4/25/21] A woman has sued Reddit for allowing an ex-boyfriend to repeatedly post pornographic images of her as a 16-year-old. The lawsuit applies controversial measures instituted in 2018 under FOSTA-SESTA to a site that’s drawn particular criticism for child sexualization. The resulting case will test the limits of platforms’ legal shields amid ongoing […] [Read More]

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Psychologist at Minnesota sex offender program charged with sexually assaulting two clients

[startribune.com – 4/23/21] The psychologist, Michelle D. _______, 38, of Duluth, was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the men, who were undergoing treatment for sexual offenses. A warrant covering Minnesota and its border states has been issued for her arrest. The assaults occurred between 2016 and early 2018 on the […] [Read More]

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Coalinga State Hospital employee accused of sexually abusing child, deputies say

yourcentralvalley.com – 4/19/21] COALINGA, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – A Coalinga State Hospital employee accused of sexually abusing a child was arrested last week in Fresno County, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday that Baltazar _______, Jr. was arrested by the Sanger Police Department on Wednesday, April 14 for lewd acts with a […] [Read More]

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Hartlepool Member of Parliament candidate is revealed as convicted sex offender – and explains why he is seeking election

[gazettelive.co.uk – 4/21/21] A registered sex offender has been confirmed as a candidate in the upcoming Hartlepool by-elections. Christopher ______, who is on the ballot for the May 6 vote, was sentenced for voyeurism last year for filming a naked woman in a hotel room while she was asleep. … Christopher ______ has since moved […] [Read More]

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NARSOL, others, continue battle for those on sexual offense registry

By Sandy and Robin . . . In Wisconsin a new battle is being launched in what is getting to be an old war. Civil rights attorneys Adele Nicholas and Mark Weinberg, seasoned soldiers in this war fought on behalf of persons forced to live as someone on a sex offender registry, have launched this latest skirmish due to a…

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Ohio Sex Offense Charges and Rates of Recidivism

[blogs.lawyers.com – 4/17/21] There is little doubt that our society is unforgiving when it comes to sex crimes, especially those involving children. The physical, emotional, and psychological toll sexual abuse takes on its victims cannot be overstated. Nevertheless, not everyone agrees on the appropriate way to punish sex crimes. In particular, the relatively low rates […] [Read More]

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The extreme difficulty of living as a name on a sexual offense registry

By Sandy . . . Once again, I will receive negative comments about this piece. Once again, I will be reminded that many on the registry live fulfilling, happy lives. Thank God that they do. But they seldom are the focus of the media or write to me or post anguished comments on our websites. This is the reality of…

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