ACSOL’s Conference Calls

Conference Call Recordings Online
Dial-in number: 1-712-770-8055, Conference Code: 983459

Monthly Meetings
Q4: 11/18 Recording Uploaded, 12/9 in Los Angeles [details]

Other Events
Challenging Parole Conditions: postponed [details]
ACSOL Conference: June 15/16, 2018 in Los Angeles [details]

General NewsNational

Life on the List

Does publicly posting names of convicted sex offenders actually reduce the number of sexual offenses? Freelance writer Steve Yoder has written a very informative article about the history of the Nation's sex offender laws, and outlines many of the consequences (and failures) of these severe laws. He makes the point that despite the fact that legislators "are increasingly adopting a 'smart on crime' approach grounded in research on what works, the legal treatment of sexual offenders is moving in the opposite direction." Increasingly, more people are being added to the lists (as can be evidenced by the recent adoption of Proposition 35 in California) with no research showing that the public is any safer. Regarding Megan's Law, he states:
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Operation Boo / Daily Corrections Clips

State parole agents went door-to-door Wednesday night checking to make sure local sex offenders and convicted child molesters on parole were in compliance. Read More http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/hemet/hemet-headlines-index/20121031-san-jacinto-police-enforcing-halloween-sex-offender-restrictions.ece  makes reference to the…
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