https://washingtonspectator.org/koeppel-gulags/ June 4, 2019 By Barbara Koeppel in Health, Politics Back in 1997, the Supreme Court ruled that the practice known as civil commitment was legal. This meant that 20 states—which had passed laws permitting the ongoing incarceration of sex offenders—could continue to keep the men confined even after they completed their prison terms. (See “Sex Crimes and Criminal … Read moreModern-Day Gulag In the Golden State
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Here it is hot off the presses https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2019/03/26/12545.pdf Commonwealth v. Feliz in which the court says: “We conclude that, in the circumstances of this case, the Commonwealth’s particularized reasons for imposing GPS monitoring on this defendant do not outweigh the privacy invasion that GPS monitoring entails. Accordingly, as applied to this defendant, GPS monitoring is … Read moreGPS Ruled Unconstitutional in Some Cases
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
Today is a very special day at the Boston Release Network. Today is the first day we are operating as an officially registered 501(c)3 organization. The IRS approved our application and off we go!!
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!
“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