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NARSOL files amicus brief to Supreme Court, joins another

By Robin . . . The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), along with its North Carolina affiliate NCRSOL, has filed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in an ex post facto case that originated in a North Carolina Superior court in September, 2014. The case is styled In Re: Anthony Rayshon Bethea and was last…

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NARSOL’s new state law Wiki open for business

NARSOL is proud to announce that our state law Wiki is now available! Many volunteers have worked countless hours for over a year researching, posting, checking, re-checking, re-posting, validating, correcting, and finalizing pertinent information for all 50 states and D.C. And it is still an on-going project that requires your input. We have chosen to primarily give links to statutes.…

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BREAKING NEWS; NARSOL files amicus in Colorado case

NARSOL . . . Thanks largely to the efforts of NARSOL’S legal committee chair Larry, and with the assistance of Prof J. Thomas Sullivan (Distinguished professor of law at the University of Arkansas), NARSOL filed an amicus brief before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday in support of the appellees in an important case out of Colorado styled Millard…

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From Independence to Houston; NARSOL announces next conference

By Robin Vander Wall . . . NARSOL’s Tenth National Conference has come and gone. The conference planning committee met on Monday immediately after the last day of the conference to evaluate its performance and prepare to give a preliminary report to NARSOL’s board of directors which meets on the second Tuesday of each month. More than 150 people from…

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NARSOL rocks Cleveland for its tenth annual conference, June 8-10

By Robin . . . The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL) is on the road to Independence, Ohio (just South of Cleveland) for its tenth annual conference! The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland South from June 8 through 10. Conference registration is already open and you are encouraged to take advantage of early…

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Does v. Stein hearing set for Feb 6

After more than a year since NARSOL was joined by NCRSOL and two John Doe plaintiffs in a civil rights challenge to North Carolina’s SORNA scheme, we finally have a hearing set before Judge Loretta Biggs. On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 9:30 am, our attorney, Paul Dubbeling, will face off against the state’s attorneys in the federal courthouse located at…

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2018 NARSOL board retreat paves path for future growth, success

By Admin . . . National’s board of directors gathered in Houston, Texas, January 12 -14, for its annual strategic planning retreat. During these yearly events, the board maps out its advocacy priorities for the coming year, sets deadlines, and assigns tasks. The three day session was attended by all eight of NARSOL’s sitting directors and by all but one…

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NARSOL gears up to challenge Int’l Megan’s Law

By NARSOL . . . Congress’s enactment of legislation permitting the State Department to mark the passports of registered citizens and notify nations about their pending travel is reprehensible. It is beneath the dignity of the United States to brand its own citizens with a mark of derision and shame, a mark that will very likely close a great many…

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NARSOL files amicus brief in premises case before Illinois Sup Ct

By Robin . . . The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), in collaboration with its foundation and legal fund, Vivante Espero, has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the defendant-appellee, Marc A. Pepitone, in an important case before the Illinois Supreme Court concerning parks and premises restrictions against “child sex offenders” (720 ILCS 5/11-9.3 (f)). NARSOL…

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Stories About Humans Needed Now!

By Brenda . . . It has often been said that until we can start changing the public’s perception of what “sex offender” means, we have an uphill battle. The best way to do that is to help folks encounter people who are living with public registration and see that they are ordinary, even EXTRA-ordinary, human beings. This is the motive…

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