Merrimack Valley experiment in criminal justice reform

EDITORIAL In the Merrimack Valley, a vital experiment in criminal justice reform WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF A UTEC street worker makes IHOP a first stop for a young man released from the Middlesex House of Correction in North Billerica. JANUARY 22, 2019 In a handful of courthouses in the Merrimack Valley, an important experiment in criminal … Read moreMerrimack Valley experiment in criminal justice reform

The Dobbs Wire: Heartless!

Heartless:  A homeless encampment under the Julia Tuttle Causeway in Florida became a national and international news story nearly a decade ago.  The camp formed because banishment laws had pushed individuals on the sex offense registry into homelessness.  More politely known as “residency restrictions,” such laws do nothing to improve public safety while creating a … Read moreThe Dobbs Wire: Heartless!

Why Sex Offender Registries Keep Growing Even as Sexual Violence Rates Fall

 “These policies don’t work—let’s focus on something that does work.” Loaded on AUG. 17, 2018 by Steven Yoder published in Criminal Legal News September, 2018, page 24 Filed under: Sex Offender Registration, Sex Offenders (Discrimination), Sex Offender Residence, Statistics/Trends. Location: United States of America. Lists that include out-of-state visitors are inflating the numbers and keeping fear at a boil. by Steven Yoder, theappeal.org Quentin (not … Read moreWhy Sex Offender Registries Keep Growing Even as Sexual Violence Rates Fall

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