Senate Bill Would Reform Chiropractor Board, Ban Sex Offenders from All Health Care Positions

[einnews.com – 5/13/21] Acting in response to the “irresponsible” action by the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners in renewing the professional license of a convicted child sex offender, a Senate committee today approved legislation authored by Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Senator Joe Vitale that would reform the board and […] [Read More]

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Brenda Jones answers questions about NARSOL and the sexual offense registry

This interview was done between J.D. MacBean, editor of Livin’ the Dream blog (at the intersection of mass incarceration and society) where it was published, and Brenda. By JD MacBean Brenda Jones is the Executive Director of the National Association for Rational Sex Offense Laws, or NARSOL. We spoke with her regarding the stigma persons convicted of sexual offenses face in…

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7th Circuit Court of Appeals: ‘Other Jurisdiction Requirement’ in Indiana Law is Unconstitutional

by Douglas Ankney The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana’s opinion that found a provision of Indiana’s Sex Offender Registration Act (“SORA”) requiring registration of Plaintiffs who relocated to Indiana after SORA’s enactment violated their right to travel because the provision wouldn’t have required them to register if…

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Senate Bill 499 should become law

[eastoregonian.com – 5/8/21] Earl Bain was wrongfully convicted in Malheur County in 2009 and spent six years in prison. After the complaining witness in his case recanted her story, with the help of the Oregon Innocence Project he was pardoned on the grounds of innocence by Gov. Kate Brown in August 2020. For over six […] [Read More]

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