LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Senate should pass HB1113 to audit sex offender program

This is the most important week of the Legislative term, and we are losing more than we are winning.  Here are three crucial bills at stake with lawmakers. Below you will find CCJR testimony on them. Act now. Write or call your lawmaker.

Video Stories about the Sex Offender Registry

Most people do not take into consideration that behind every sex crime (or any crime) there is a back-story that’s more complex than can be read on the registry. Good people do bad things and make poor decisions, but that doesn’t necessarily make them bad people. The following video stories were produced by various groups seeking to educate the public about the many misconceptions and stereotyping that surrounds people on the sex offender registry.  We challenge you to take a few moments and watch these moving stories.

International Megan’s Law: America’s Global Embarrassment

What sounds like a good law in a twenty-second sound bite sometimes turns out to be less clear when one digs below the surface.

Adult Sex Offender Management

This brief addresses sex offender management for adult sexual offenders. It Summarizes what is scientifically known about the topic and identifies policy implications, knowledge gaps, and unresolved controversies that emerge from  the extant research and that might serve as a catalyst for future empirical study.

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