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“The Book” on registration laws becoming available for purchase

[ – 4/16/21]

Professors Wayne Logan (Florida State University School of Law) and JJ Prescott (University of Michigan School of Law) have edited the textbook on sex offense registration laws, literally. The two professors, along with other professionals; Andrew J. Harris, Scott M. Walfield, Alissa R. Ackerman, Lisa L. Sample, Kelly Socia, Amanda Agan, Jill S. Levenson, and Elizazeth J. Letourneau, have written “Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Laws, An Empirical Evaluation” to serve as an academic textbook on the subject.

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I don’t think I need A academic textbook on the subject of registering and the impact Megan’s Law has had on my life iv been registering for 21 years now I’m well aware of my situation. I was 18 when i took my plea deal back in 2000 so iv been labeled a sex offender/scary monster 👹 all my adult life. Sometimes i wake up in the morning and think daam how the hell did i make it this far. Iv had many law enforcement agencies take shots at me over the years in every county iv ever lived in… Read more »

I haven’t moved in over 20 years. That’s how I avoid having to deal with new officers that might want to mess with me. They get a new registration officer every few years and usually they look at me puzzled and say they weren’t aware of me (because I have done nothing to come up on their radar). Your #1 goal should be to work on getting good credit and save enough money for the down payment to buy your own house. That way you get a great tax deduction and you can make a permanent residence so you no… Read more »

Interesting. I wonder what is the conclusion of their “Empirical Evaluation”. They don’t work, won’t work, are nothing more than public safety theater to appease the proletariat. 🤔

First 14 Pages. Abstract and Preface, the conclusion states that they don’t support things as they are.

Does it come in large print, simple words, and with colored pictures for legislatures, et al, to read and understand easily enough the ramifications of these draconian laws?

Wow, $110 for the book. I’d have to stop eating for 2 weeks to buy that book. I guess that since it’s distributed by a university, they charge collage bookstore prices. Since we are the book’s target audience, and most of us are just surviving, I guess it won’t make the best sellers list. I’ve never understood the high cost of books at collages. :>(

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