Join Safe and Just Michigan on Zoom to learn the evidence-based case for ending sex offender registries

[safeandjustmi.org – 5/28/30 event] Thursday, May 28  •  12:00 Noon  •  via Zoom •  Free  •  Sign up: www.bit.ly/EndTheRegistry Sex offense registries were supposed to keep communities safer. Under them, people convicted of sex offenses are required to register where they work, live, volunteer and go to school. Certain restrictions are placed on where they can […] [Read More]

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CA: Public Defender seeks removal of OC DA from sex offender parole violation cases

The Orange County Public Defender’s Office is seeking to have the Orange County District Attorney’s Office removed from prosecuting five sex offenders accused of violating parole after they were released early from local lockup. Full Article Related CA: 7 Sex Offenders Released Early Due to COVID-19 in Orange County Despite Parole Violations https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/12/six-sex-offenders-whose-early-release-was-criticized-by-orange-county-da-are-arrested-again/ [Read More]

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CA Supreme Court Denies Review of Challenge to In-Person Registration

The California Supreme Court issued an order today denying ACSOL’s challenge to in-person registration requirements by local law enforcement agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Court’s decision to deny review is based upon the fact that the Governor issued an Executive Order earlier this month that encourages, but does not require, local law enforcement agencies […] [Read More]

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NE: ‘We’re sitting ducks’: Concerns of copycat attacks following sex offender’s killing

[ketv.com – 5/19/20] OMAHA, Neb. —When “Jay” first heard the motive behind Mattieo Condoluci’s death, he immediately feared for the safety of his family. “We’re sitting ducks,” he said. Prosecutors believe James Fairbanks sent KETV Newswatch 7 an anonymous email about killing Condoluci. The sender said he had been looking for an apartment in the […] [Read More]

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