Sex Offender Laws & Treatment

Sex offender ordinance hasn’t worked as planned, putting public at greater risk

Last summer, Artell Jones,  got a notice from the Milwaukee Police Department: He had to move out of his north side rental home. Jones, a registered sex offender, hadn’t done anything to violate the terms of his sentence, which stemmed from groping a 13-year-old girl he met online when he was 19. In fact, Jones had stayed out of trouble since his conviction in 2002.

Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Residency Restrictions in California City

Federal judge Virginia Phillips issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) today that prohibits the City of Murrieta from enforcing its residency restrictions against a registrant who moved to his sister's home earlier this month.

A Look at the Sex Offender Registry Law in Michigan

The Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee met yesterday and forwarded SB 1027 to the full Senate. The bill is too restrictive of employment and voluntary service of persons convicted of criminal sexual contact.

State lies about the huge backlog in the sex offender treatment program

The Department of Corrections released data as of May 31 proving they have lied for two years about the huge backlog of inmates waiting to take the sex offender treatment program.

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