Sex Offender Laws & Treatment

Hear Testimony on Why the Registry is Unconsitutional

Hear Testimony on  Why the Registry is Unconsitutional

Awesome victory in Montana

This post was written by someone, or multiple people, within the organization of NARSOL.

By Larry . . . NARSOL is excited to report on a win in the case of Montana v. Richard Hinman. We just learned of the case although it was decided on June 14, 2023. The question and issue before the court was:  Did retroactive application of the Sexual or Violent Offender Registration Act violate the prohibition against ex post facto punishment in Article II, Section 31, of the Montana Constitution.

'I'm Appalled,' Says Source of Phony Number Used to Justify Harsh Sex Offender Laws

Claims of "frightening and high" recidivism rates, endorsed by the Supreme Court, have no basis in fact.

A New York Times "op-doc" posted this week zeroes in on a persistent myth that has helped inspire and sustain harsh policies aimed at sex offenders: the idea that their recidivism rate is "frightening and high," as Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy put it in a pair of cases decided a decade and a half ago. David Feige, a former public defender who directed Untouchable, a 2016 documentary about sex offenders, shows how an uncorroborated assertion in a 1986 Psychology Today article continues to influence the politicians who pass laws and the judges who uphold them.

Alert Proposed Federal SORNA Regulations Moving Forward from the Office of Management and Budget.

Please join CURE-SORT and ACSOL in urging AG Garland and the Biden Administraton to reject the latest federal SORNA registration regulations!

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved proposed SORNA regulations issued more than a year ago.  This is a significant step forward toward finalization of the regulations which are now under consideration by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland.

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