ACSOL’s Conference Calls

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

Monthly Meetings: August 15, September 12 – Details / Recordings

Emotional Support Group Meetings 2020 (Phone only)

2020 ACSOL Conference – Postponed to Oct 10-11

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.

Important News / Announcements

Janice’s Journal: CA Action Alert: It’s Time to Protest Exclusion of Registrants from Prison Releases

VOTE NO on CA Prop. 20! Stop Harsher Sentencing and DNA Collection

General News Feed

04 Aug 2020
[bailiwickexpress.com - 8/4/20] Some sex offenders undergoing rehabilitation have lost their jobs, and risk losing their accommodation, after a list of their names and past crimes was posted online, putting pressure on the Police and Probation Services. According to Detective Superintendent Stewart Gull, the recent spate of 'naming and shaming' local offenders online after their sentences have been carried out is posing serious problems...
04 Aug 2020
[curenational.org] Dear ACSOL friends, please consider joining the weekly California CURE Zoom meeting  this Saturday: Saturday, August 8 11:00 AM to noon Pacific See below for how to connect, NEWS FROM LAST WEEK'S MEETING: Gale Sanders, the leader of the California chapter of CURE, had a temporary health problem kept her from being with us last Saturday. I look forward to introducing Gale this...
03 Aug 2020

General Comments August 2020

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of August 2020. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil. This section is not intended for posting links to news articles without additional relevant comment.
31 Jul 2020
[curenational.org] Dear ACSOL friends, please consider joining the California CURE Zoom meeting Saturday, August 1 11:00 AM Pacific Please let people know we are looking for volunteers to help us start California CURE. Gale Sanders is the leader. Charles Sullivan President, International CURE (received consultative status from the United Nations) Washington, DC HOW TO ATTEND: Zoom Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89537548040?pwd=R0FvRmY5UWNreFkxL25STlIvVFNUQT09 Or call 929-205-6099 Meeting ID:...
31 Jul 2020
[washingtontimes.com - 7/30/20] DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Supreme Court has stopped a man from suing the state after he spent more than a year in prison for a crime that wasn’t a crime. The man was behind bars for 17 months for failing to provide accurate information for Michigan’s sex offender registry. The Corrections Department then discovered that he actually wasn’t required to...
30 Jul 2020
[thecrimereport.org - 7/27/20] A study of 29 U.S. cities has found no correlation between the early release of detainees from the cities’ jails due to COVID-19 fears and any increase in crime in those cities between March and May. “The analysis confirmed that the amount by which a county changed their jail population wasn’t correlated with the amount of change in crime,” said the...
30 Jul 2020

Kat’s Blog: Mississippi Senate Bill 2009

Here’s an example of a Bill being passed “before” it was thoroughly thought through. On July 1, 2020, Mississippi Senate Bill 2009, also known as Carly’s Law, was passed. The Bill prohibits future contact with the crime victim by a convicted “sex offender”; and for related purposes. Here’s a summary of the Bill. Section 1. 1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it...
30 Jul 2020
[westsiderag.com - 7/29/20] Despite reassurances from politicians that there are no sex offenders at the three new homeless shelters on the Upper West Side, the city can’t bar all sex offenders from city shelters, according to Isaac McGinn, spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). Only sex offenders deemed “residency restricted” can be banned from shelters that are less than 1,000 feet from...
29 Jul 2020
In my last column, I implored the California Department of Corrections (CDC) to include registrants in its release of prisoners that began on July 1 due to a growing number of COVID-19 infections in the state’s prisons.  Since that time, the number of prisoners infected with COVID-19 has increased dramatically in three of those prisons: San Quentin, Avenal and Chuckwalla. That is why I...
29 Jul 2020
[amp.jsonline.com - 7/28/20] A convicted sex offender has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Muskego's rules that restrict where he can live, or whether he can live in the city at all. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee, Ronald E. Schroeder said the city's ordinances violates his constitutional rights by preventing his move from Waukesha to Muskego, where he has been invited...
28 Jul 2020
[Press Release by the Colorado Office of the State Auditor - 7/28/20] Download PDFs of the reports from leg.colorado.gov/audits DENVER—The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) has released its performance audit of the 25-member Sex Offender Management Board (Board) at the Department of Public Safety (Department). The Board is not meeting its statutory charge to provide evidence-based standards for the evaluation, identification, treatment, management,...
28 Jul 2020
[www.ussc.gov - 7/2020] This report provides information on violations of federal probation and supervised release using data collected by the United States Sentencing Commission. For the first time, the Commission is reporting data collected from documents related to revocation hearings. Combined with data the Commission regularly collects, this report analyzes the characteristics of supervision violations and the outcomes of violation proceedings provided in documents...
28 Jul 2020
[gen.medium.com - 7/27/20] Electronic monitoring incarcerates people who might otherwise be on probation — and makes them pay for it themselves “If I had just done time, I would’ve been done by now.”— Patricia, under house arrest in Indiana The “crime” Patricia, mother of five, committed was an odd one: She climbed through her best friend’s window to retrieve a bottle of her own...
28 Jul 2020
[dailyherald.com -  7/27/20] Sex offenders who sued to stay at the Wayside Cross Ministries halfway house in downtown Aurora after a judge ruled it is too close to a playground have dropped their litigation after all of them found alternative housing. The lawsuit was voluntarily dismissed Friday, according to Kane County court records and their attorney, Adele Nicholas, who credited the Kane County state's...
27 Jul 2020
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Opinion holding that Pennsylvania's second-generation sex offense registration statute is non-punitive and thus ex post facto challenges against it fail. Case Summary and Details
23 Jul 2020
The County Commissioner in Brevard County, Florida has put this rather odd item on next week’s County Commission agenda. County Commissioner John Tobias is apparently not satisfied with the current state residency statute for those convicted of certain sexual offenses. The existing 1,000 ft. restriction of registrants from schools, daycares and playgrounds doesn’t seem to be “safe enough” for him. The Commissioner has proposed...
21 Jul 2020
[ACSOL] Following are contact numbers for registrants living in the City of Los Angeles to call in order to register.  Registration in person is no longer required or even possible.  Create a written record of the date and time that you call for possible future use. Central Division                 213-833-3740 Rampart Division              213-484-3637 Hollenbeck Division         323-342-8994 Northeast Division           323-561-3270 Newton Division               323-846-6576   77th Street...
21 Jul 2020
[thecity.nyc - 7/20/20] On March 4, Hector Rodriguez was sent to Rikers Island because he failed to log his address with state’s sex offender registry — even though he had been homeless for years. Rodriguez died June 21 on his jail bed, while struggling to breathe during a severe asthma attack, according to Correction Department records and a family lawyer. He was 60 years...
20 Jul 2020
[amp.currentargus.com/amp/ - 7/17/20] A Texas man was charged with first degree murder in the March 16 death of an alleged Lea County sex offender living in Eddy County, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Carlsbad Police Department. Rodney Welch, 43, is presumed to have run over Richard Radcliff with a pickup truck. He was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident...
17 Jul 2020

CA: Court Grants Demurrer in Jurors Case

The Los Angeles Superior Court has granted a demurrer in ACSOL's challenge to an exclusion of all registrants from serving on a jury. The Court also scheduled a hearing to discuss the future of the case on August 11. "We are gravely disappointed that the court took this action," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci. "By doing so, the court has made a preliminary...
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