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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 Phone Meeting is on October 16, 2021

ACSOL Conducts Successful 2021 Conference

Action Alert: Congressional Bill to Expand Reach of IML

ACSOL Announces Major Event in Nation’s Capitol in March 2023

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

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

Janice's Journal

General News Feed

27 Sep 2021

Janice’s Journal: But It’s Not Punishment

As Executive Director of ACSOL, I communicate with registrants and their families almost daily on a variety of topics.  One of the saddest types of calls I receive are from registrants who were recently released from custody for an offense that is not a sex offense. These calls are sad because they are about the fact that a person is being required to comply...
27 Sep 2021
Source: washingtonpost.com 9/23/21 Metro’s board has dropped a proposal to ban people from the transit system who were arrested on suspicion of sex crimes or found to be carrying a dangerous weapon, the board chairman said Thursday. The proposal had been scheduled for a vote this month, prompting more than 100 letters or messages to board members, mostly against the proposal, and protests at...
27 Sep 2021
Source: techdirt.com 9/21/21 The Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office believes in "intelligence-led policing." This is its formal slang for harassing residents until (in the office's own words) "they sue or move." The Sheriff's Office turns anyone with a criminal background into a suspect-for-life. Deputies visit residences and residents on the "intelligence-led" shit list multiple times a month, demanding answers to questions they have no...
26 Sep 2021
Source: usnews.com 9/22/21 Despite the fact that HIV is now a treatable medical condition, the majority of U.S. states still have laws on the books that criminalize exposing other people to HIV. Whether or not the virus is transmitted does not matter. Neither does a person’s intention to cause harm. A person simply must be aware of being HIV-positive to be found guilty. These...
26 Sep 2021
Source: illinoisnewstoday.com 9/22/21 Illinois State Police investigation is “open and ongoing” Agricultural Ministry may terminate carnival company contracts as “indignated” After investigating Target 3 Springfield, Illinois — A registered sex offender six months after the Illinois Correctional Bureau released 41-year-old Jason Flynn from state prison on Ferony’s conviction, including sexual abuse of a 12-year-old child. Was working on a carnival. Equipment near toddlers at...
24 Sep 2021
TOPEKA — Criminal justice advocates, experts and law enforcement are debating potential changes to the Kansas drug and sex offender registry, including whether registries should be made public and an exit mechanism for some offenders. Of primary concern for the Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission Subcommittee on Proportionality and Sentencing is whether drug offenders should be included on a public registry or if that...
23 Sep 2021
Source: smdailyjournal.com 9/21/21 A second convicted sex offender who found a home in a Redwood Shores hotel turned senior housing complex will be relocated after staff and community members became aware of his convictions months after moving into the site. “All of the proper protocols were followed by the organization and they did everything under the law that they can do in regard to...
20 Sep 2021
Source: usatoday.com 9/17/21 The claim: Sex offenders don't have to carry cards because it 'violates their privacy' President Joe Biden announced COVID-19 vaccine requirements Sept. 9 for federal workers and companies with more than 100 employees. That means millions of Americans may soon have to prove they've received the shot. A widespread claim on social media attempts to make a point by comparing that potential...
20 Sep 2021
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 phone meeting.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific Time and will last at least two hours. This meeting will be recorded and then posted as an audio recording within 24...
19 Sep 2021
Source: floridaactioncommittee.org 9/18/21 Columbia County, Florida temporarily needs a different venue to hold their annual football jamboree, an event relished by the community.  It could be moved to Annie Mattox Park, but allegations surfaced that a person who is forced to register sits on the park board.  The association said they will be looking elsewhere. The cancelation sparked an uproar at Thursday night’s Columbia...
19 Sep 2021

ACSOL Conducts Successful 2021 Conference

The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) conducted a successful two-day virtual conference on September 17 and September 18.  More than 240 tickets were sold for the conference which included plenary presentations from subject matter experts Dr. Jill Levenson of Florida and ACLU attorney Miriam Aukerman of Michigan. The conference also included a wide variety of presentations on topics such as stigma and...
16 Sep 2021
Source: ACSOL The California Sex Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB), during its monthly meeting today, reported several changes in the registrant community.  Among those changes is a slight increase in the total number of registrants, from 108,106 in February 2021 to 108,162 in August 2021.  Of that total, there was also a slight increase in the number of registrants not in custody.  That number...
16 Sep 2021
Source: tastecooking.com 9/14/21 A growing number of bakeries, restaurants, and ice cream companies are leading the charge to employ the formerly incarcerated. “It’s the same work I was used to in prison, but the difference is that, in prison, I was working for 10 cents a day.” Alvin Wilson is a 66-year-old baker. Living in New York’s Westchester County with his sister, he’s spent...
16 Sep 2021
Source: rawstory.com 9/15/21 On Wednesday, CBS 2 Chicago reported that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) has agreed to a "tentative" settlement with the man who alleges he paid him off to cover up child sex abuse. "The man, referred to only as James Doe in filings, brought the breach-of-contract lawsuit in 2016 in a bid to force Hastert to pay the unpaid balance...
16 Sep 2021
Source: dailymail.co.uk 9/16/21 A mayor in Ohio has threatened the city's entire school board with criminal charges unless they resign over highly sexual writing prompts that teachers gave to underage students. Hudson Mayor Craig Schubert delivered the harsh ultimate during a school board meeting on Monday, garnering loud applause from outraged parents who also spoke out on the issue. At issue are the highly...
15 Sep 2021
Source: boston25news.com 9/15/21 BOSTON — The state agency that oversees the granting of professional licenses for hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts workers is falling short when it comes to criminal and sex offender background checks on those applicants, according to a newly-released audit. Auditor Suzanne Bump’s report finds the the Division of Professional Licensure (DPL), which is now referred to as the Division of...
15 Sep 2021

The 2021 ACSOL Conference

Conference sign ups ended on Wednesday, September 15, at 11 p.m. (Pacific).   This year's annual ACSOL virtual conference will be held on Friday, September 17, and Saturday, September 18.  The conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers as well as feature presentations by subject matter experts and panels on a variety of topics important to registrants and their families. Keynote speakers include Jill Levenson, Ph.D.,...
14 Sep 2021
Source: nation.lk 9/14/21 By Ruwan Laknath Jayakody Owing to neuro developmental disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in turn being associated with sexual abuse and related offences in the Sri Lankan context, it is recommended that children and adolescents who are either victims of sexual abuse or offenders of the same, undergo psychiatric assessment, a local study noted. ... The instant case...
14 Sep 2021
Source: theindependent.sg 9/14/21 Singapore — Member of Parliament Murali Pillai (PAP – Bukit Batok) said that serious sex offenders should still be caned regardless of their age because this would be a stronger deterrent against such offences. Speaking in Parliament on Monday (Sept 13), Mr Murali suggested that the current cut-off age of 50 years for caning serious sex offenders was “not fit for...
14 Sep 2021

Is Sex Offender Sentencing Getting Harsher?

Source: newsanyway.com 9/14/21 Sex crimes are taken very seriously by the state. Despite the harsh punishments that are attached to these crimes, they do nothing to deter the situation. In fact, in the past few years, sex offenders are some of the most harshly punished criminals in the country. However, the punishment doesn’t always fit the crime. Instead of focusing on the harm that...
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