Best selling author speaks out against prosecutorial misconduct and false convictions

By John Grisham . . . It is refreshing and inspiring that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has recently made use of his singular power to grant absolute pardons to three wrongfully convicted men. Bobbie Morman Jr., of Norfolk, spent 22 years in prison though an innocent man. Joey Carter, also of Norfolk, spent 25 years in prison for a crime…

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What will it take for media to show integrity in reporting about sexual crime?

By Sandy . . . We are used to law enforcement, district attorneys, legislators, and even judges making statements that amount to lies. In an opinion he wrote, a Colorado justice said, “Study after study has shown that sex offenders have one of the highest likelihoods of reoffending once they are released from custody.” There is no “study after study”…

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Texas’s own Mary Sue Molnar to be speaker at NARSOL’s conference award banquet

Anyone who has been with NARSOL, and even its predecessor RSOL, for any length of time is familiar with the Texas lady whom we are honored to have as our banquet speaker. Mary Sue Molnar founded Texas Voices as an advocacy organization for those who were adversely affected by registry laws in the “dark ages” of our advocacy. Arguably the…

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Committee Considers Sex Offender Registry Changes

Source: ctnewsjunkie.com 8/24/21 A subcommittee of the state Sentencing Commission is working to create a process to allow certain individuals to be removed from the public sex offender registry. After at least two attempts to reshape the law regarding people who have committed sex offenses, the General Assembly’s Incarceration and Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction […] Read more

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CALL TO ACTION in support of registered citizen vilified by Fox News in Utah

We received this nationwide call to action courtesy of Vicki at Women Against Registry. Several months ago, they were contacted by a registered citizen in Salt Lake City Utah who was being vilified and slandered by Fox13 television station. The story is best told by Matt Duhamel, the Outspoken Offender, here in text and in video: https://theoutspokenoffender.medium.com/interview-with-jeremy-rose-fox-13-utah-the-outspoken-offender-72948e287527 In brief, the…

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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Overturns Previous Victory

By Larry . . . NARSOL previously reported on the case of Brian Hope v. Commissioner of Indiana Department of Correction, which was favorably decided by a three-judge panel back in January. Unfortunately, the Seventh Circuit granted Indiana’s request for en banc review, and the full court has now turned that victory into a defeat. Trial Court History United States…

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Police Arrest Teen Accused of Helping GOP Strategist’s Underage Sex Trafficking

Source: thedailybeast.com 8/14/21 Shortly after arresting GOP strategist Anton Lazzaro for underage sex trafficking, police say they’ve caught up with his 19-year-old associate, who now faces the same charges. Jose Pagliery Political Investigations Reporter Law enforcement in Florida has arrested Gisela Castro Medina, a 19-year-old accused of helping a wealthy, young Republican strategist in Minnesota […] [Read More]

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Back by popular demand: Attorney Paul Dubbeling at 2021 Houston conference

“What I found most helpful was the fact that he took the time to explain the situation and process to me when no else up to this point could or would do so. It’s one thing to know and apply the law, and I’m sure many attorneys do, but Mr. Dubbeling is more than just a living-breathing reference source. He’s…

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Full Seventh Circuit reverses previous findings and finds Indiana SORA not discriminatory on basis of residence

By David Wells . . . A divided Seventh Circuit Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that opponents claim is unfair to sex offenders who moved to Indiana. Indiana’s “Sex Offender Registration Act,” also known as SORA, contains a provision that says that a sex offender moving from another state into Indiana will be subject to registry requirements even if the requirement…

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