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The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) is dedicated to protecting the Constitution by restoring the civil rights of registrants and their families. In order to achieve that objective, ACSOL will educate and litigate as well as support or oppose legislation.

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Important News / Announcements

ACSOL July 16, 2022 Meeting

Survey volunteer alert to all registrants and family: Please tell us about your experience on the public registry

ACSOL National Action Alert: Retired Military Registrants Denied Access to Military Bases – Were You Also Denied?

ACSOL Training for CA Tiered Registry Petitions Video Replay Is Now Available

CA: Public Defender Offices Available to Assist Registrants Petition for Removal

General News Feed

27 Jun 2022
Source: ACSOL [REMINDER: if you want to receive occasional emails on SORNA news, sign up to be on the list by entering your email in the " I want to be kept up to date on the CA Tiered Registry and SORNA regulations" form on the right side of every ACSOL page (or the bottom if you are on a phone)] A hearing has...
27 Jun 2022
Source: businessinsider.in 6/25/22 A man arrested for stealing sausage rolls is alleged to have killed himself after police release papers incorrectly stated he'd been accused of a child sex offense, an inquest heard. Brian Temple, 34, was arrested for the alleged theft from British bakery chain Greggs in Teesside, England in 2017, according to Teesside Live. When discharged, his custody release papers wrongly stated...
27 Jun 2022
Source: kfyrtv.com 6/25/22 BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - In 1947, California became the first state in the US to have a sex offender registry program and, over the years, other states followed suit. North Dakota’s law was passed in 1991. The registries are meant to give residents the tools to protect themselves from victimization. Now, North Dakota’s registry is getting an upgrade to provide residents...
26 Jun 2022
Please join ACSOL Executive Director and civil rights attorney Janice Bellucci as well as ACSOL President and criminal defense attorney Chance Oberstein for our next meeting.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, July 16, on Zoom beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time, 1:00 PM Eastern, and will last at least two hours. You can use the Zoom app or call in using a...
24 Jun 2022
Source: news.yahoo.com 6/22/22 OSHKOSH – The Winnebago County Board passed a resolution Tuesday night to spend just over $1 million to build a housing facility for certain violent sex offenders that state law requires the county to house. Multiple single-resident housing units would be built on county property near County Y to house recently released offenders. In 2018, then-Gov. Scott Walker signed a law...
23 Jun 2022
Source: ACSOL Two registrants are no longer required to register today due to petitions granted in two different counties -- San Luis Obispo and Stanislaus.  In the San Luis Obispo county case, the registrant was convicted of PC 288(a) and assigned to Tier 2.  Prior to petitioning for removal, he registered for more than 30 years.  In the Stanislaus county case, the registrant was...
21 Jun 2022
Source: news.yahoo.com 6/20/22 Jun. 20—WEST CARTHAGE — The owners of the Pleasant Night Inn have said they no longer wish to house registered sex offenders. In a letter to the Jefferson County Department of Social Services, for which the Inn provides rooms to house people in emergency housing programs, owner Pratesh R. Patel requested that no registered sex offenders be placed in the hotel....
18 Jun 2022
Source: arizonadailyindependent.com 6/18/22 Richard ___ was placed on intensive supervised probation last summer after pleading guilty in a Cochise County courtroom to felony sexual abuse of a teenaged boy who lived in Richard's neighborhood. It was the latest in a string of sexual misconduct with children the now 85-year-old has engaged in dating back to the 1950s, according to court records.  But Richard has...
17 Jun 2022
Source: ACSOL A lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on June 16 challenging a provision of the California Tiered Registry Law.   Specifically, a registrant is challenging his assignment to Tier 3 based upon his conviction for violating Penal Code Section 288(c)(1).  According to the lawsuit, the registrant's tier assignment violates the equal protection clause of the state constitution.  The lawsuit requests that...
16 Jun 2022
Source: digitaljournal.com/ 6/16/22 This article covers what it means to be on a sex offender list and assesses whether or not they help reduce reoffending… In the year ending December 2021, the UK reported a staggering 183,587 sexual offences, a 22% increase from the figures reported for 2020. Despite increased awareness campaigns and measures, such as the sex offenders register, figures continue to climb. In...
16 Jun 2022
Source: ACSOL The number of individuals required to register in California continues to decrease slowly, in large part due to implementation of the Tiered Registry Law.  According to a report from the California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) made during today's meeting of the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB), the total number of California registrants is 107,925 which is a reduction of 615...
15 Jun 2022
(Tribune News Service) — A retired Air Force veteran in Santa Barbara County has filed a lawsuit against Vandenberg Space Force Base, accusing its commander of denying him access to the installation last year over a 30-year-old child molestation conviction, according to federal court documents. In a lawsuit filed May 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 75-year-old plaintiff Joseph Simonson accused Col. Robert A. Long, commanding officer of...
13 Jun 2022
Source: news.wfsu.org 6/12/22 Rejecting longstanding legal precedent, a state appeals court said Friday that a man convicted of attempted sexual battery on a child is eligible to be considered for early release from prison. The ruling by the full 1st District Court of Appeal turned down arguments by the Florida Department of Corrections and drew two dissents. It involved whether inmate McMillan Gould should...
09 Jun 2022
Source: wkrn.com 6/9/22 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new phone scam is making its way around the Nashville area. According to the Metro Nashville Police Department’s Fraud and Sex Crimes detectives, the scam sees Nashvillians called by someone claiming to be from the department warning them they’ll be placed on the sex offender registry unless they pay the caller money. The caller uses an...
09 Jun 2022
Source: tampabay.com 6/9/22 John ___ spends his hours in a shed-sized room in St. Petersburg. Wipes, hospital dressing gowns and diapers are stocked haphazardly along narrow wooden shelves. John ’s feet, propped up on a large camel-colored reclining chair where he lies, are cracked and yellow. The recliner engulfs the cramped room, its edges almost touching the walls. A fly flits greedily about his...
08 Jun 2022
A lawsuit was filed today in federal district court that claims an attorney formerly employed by the Contra Costa county public defender's office committed legal malpractice when he recommended that an 18-year-old high school student plead no contest to an allegation of forcible rape that was not supported by physical evidence.  That attorney is a current judge in Contra Costa Superior Court. After the...
07 Jun 2022
Source: wptv.com 6/7/22 MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — Martin County commissioners Tuesday will consider expanding the distance registered sex offenders in the county have to live from playgrounds, schools and day care centers. Current registered sex offenders living in the county would be grandfathered into the new rule, if it is approved. Sheriff William Snyder is asking the county to change the requirement from 1,000...
07 Jun 2022
A motion for preliminary injunction has been filed in the pending challenge to SORNA regulations that became effective in January 2022.   The motion was filed on June 3 by the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) in federal district court.  The motion requests a hearing date of July 18.  If that request is granted, the hearing will take place in Riverside county. "The Pacific Legal Foundation...
06 Jun 2022
Source: chicagotribune.com 6/6/22 At a public meeting in Joliet, residents stood up and spoke out against an apartment building that houses sex offenders in a city neighborhood — with one resident lamenting that she wouldn’t let children play outside unless she was on her lunch break, according to a video taken by an attendee. Other residents, according to accounts of some at the meeting,...
06 Jun 2022
Source: thehill.com 6/6/22 Congress makes the law; you are innocent until proven guilty; and everyone is entitled to due process of law. These are elementary principles of American government that we all learn in grade school. But they are threatened when Congress gives the U.S. attorney general unilateral power to write the criminal laws his office is charged with enforcing. It shouldn’t be controversial...
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