NARSOL’s CT affiliate hosts restorative justice webinar

Connecticut’s One Standard of Justice is hosting a webinar on the topic of restorative justice. Titled “A Different Approach to Sex Crimes: The Case for Survivor-Centered Restorative Justice,” the webinar will air January 25 starting at 7 p.m. eastern time until 8:30 p.m. Webinar presenters are Alissa Ackerman, Ph.D., Lara Bazelon, Seema Gajwani, and Nuri Nusrat. The program is moderated …

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For 2021, Patch’s “red-dot” maps were (almost) gone; thank you, Patch!

By Sandy . . . It started around 2010, this conflation of Halloween and danger to children from those on the sexual offense registry. Based on a simple Google search in an informal study, there were zero articles on that subject up to 2002, when there was one. There was also one in 2004. Each year more were added; by…

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NARSOL CT affiliate successful in forcing repeal of local S-O exclusion zones

By Anthony Branciforte . . . Voters decided Tuesday at a town meeting to repeal an 11-year-old ordinance banning people on the sex-offender registry from many public places in town. The 50-13 vote came after more than an hour of discussion about the “child safety zone” ordinance, which is being challenged in a lawsuit by an anonymous resident and One Standard…

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NARSOL’s Connecticut affiliate hosting restorative justice conference

By Sandy . . . April 6 and 7, One Standard of Justice is hosting a conference focused on the concept of restorative justice as a means of healing for everyone impacted by sexual crime — former victims and former perpetrators, as well as those in the lives of both. The program includes presentations from some of the most prominent…

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