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OR: Living with a label

For most youth, childhood is a seemingly innocent and simple time, typically full of school work, play time and life lessons.

But when a child becomes a registered sex offender when they are as young as 10, those years are full of probation, detention and life lessons of another kind: living with a label. Full Article

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Sad story. Points to many of the the hurdles that ALL of us as registrants face day to day. The fact that there is no way off should be a huge red flag when defending constitutional laws. And I absolutely agree that those under 25 should not face the Registry. Under 25 is biologically an adolescent yet they are swept under the Same blanket law as violent offenders?!? What about those that are innocent but pushed to plea? They’re in the same boat with NO way out. This whole thing is Fu€t. I hope 2019 brings on the changes we… Read more »

I just turned 19 when I had to start registering. My whole adult life has been on the registry. My whole life before was going to school and working. 😭😭

Where is this cops statistics? This is a story about juvenal offenders with statistics showing a 2% reoffense rate, but then they include this ignorant statement: “I don’t think sex offenders can be fixed, period,” said police Sgt. Dave Lewis, who has worked in the Springfield Police Department for more than 30 years. “It’s strictly my opinion, but having worked my entire career around this, I don’t think sex offenders can be rehabbed. Well, if a 30 year officer said it, the public will believe it over factual statistics. But as we know, these days people just make up their… Read more »

I wonder how much of income come from the SOR fees?

I was 19 when i got convicted. I’m 41 now. Lived my whole adult life with a label. Not sure what it would even feel like now to not have that feeling. I was originally going to fight it, but the DA convinced me I could apply to get off registry 10 years from my conviction date if I had no more felony’s. Well that law changed 2 years after my plea bargain. Even though I have it in the court records that the DA and Judge both acknowledged that I had a right to petition in 10 years, it… Read more »

My public pretender told me that all the white people would like to see a chink hang and it was best not to go to jury trial as all my evidence was inadmissible as it discredited the victims statements

My attorney said the exact same thing to me minus the pejorative as I am not Asian but of another political group (not based on race). But he certainly said “OC juries love to hang a …” This was in Orange County, so that should tell you something. Another difference is my attorney was private, ie his own private practice/ law firm.

Mine was besties with the judge and prosecutors. I wrote the judge many times trying to fire my attorney as he refused to file any motions, gather any evidence, or do his job. The judge sent the letters to my attorney who did even less than that and tried to convince me to take a plea of 15-45 years even though my evidence showed that it was consensual. The only reason she had called the police is because my “friends” at the time had taken my phone when I was sleeping and called her fat. I found out she wasn’t… Read more »

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