Janice’s Journal: Preparing for Challenges to SORNA Regulations

The new SORNA regulations became effective today. We do not like them and yet they are here. The question is what are we going to do about it?

It is important that every registrant remember that although the new SORNA regulations are now effective, most registrants have not yet received a government notice that their registration requirements have been changed. Without that notice, registrants have an affirmative defense if they are charged with violating any of the regulations.

This is not a time to panic. However, it is a time to be conscious and aware of any new registration requirements and to report to ACSOL any government notices you receive regarding such requirements.

Why? Because ACSOL fully intends to challenge the new SORNA regulations.

In fact, ACSOL is developing a two-prong strategy that includes litigation, as expected, but also includes a non-judicial challenge. ACSOL is not yet ready to disclose the details of either prong but expect to disclose the details of at least one prong during the next 10 days. Please stay tuned.

In the meantime, keep calm and carry on. We have your back.

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I just hope they don’t pull the wool w.o notification(s) NOT going to any Fed or CA RC’s and the USMarsh nor FedAgence de A. come and arrest any RC’s that are current and hall off due to new Jan 7th implementation. I hope we find out here first from them/fam if it even occurs and hope ALL including notifiy JB/CO on here and ACSOL their exp. IF it even is enforced here in CA and NON Sorna States during this newer admin. Be Safe

Did my annual registration here in California first week in January and nothing was brought up regarding new Sorna Regulations.

I’ve been looking at the state police website for Pa for any changes, haven’t seen anything yet, when they added act10 in after the Munez decision came down, they updated the website, they blacked out some peoples photos and added some things to the website, not thinking states are going to go along with the DOJ’s order for fear of mass lawsuits.

I have left a couple of phone messages and no response. I have and continue to be irreparably harmed by SORNA, which has cost me physical and emotional harm and several evictions. I have been a political type prisoner, due to the fact that I won a Petition for Writ of habeas corpus, and I was illegally and vindictively prosecuted in 2008 and then it has been covered up. I tried a lawsuit but was denied due to prosecutorial immunity. My case has just about every kind of violation to my rights that there could have been and continues to be. This SORNA is a Bill Of Attainder, which I have been claiming since the birth of it. I even sent my Objections To USDC Eastern District Of California, to “Findings And Recommendations” Return Receipt and due to Covid it arrived too late and I was denied with prejudice by the USDC Eastern District of California, and when I tried to explain to the 9th Circuit I was dismissed as being frivolous by the Clerk. I now am at the Supreme Court level and would like some case law for my petition for writ of certiorari and advice as well if possible maybe to include both SORNA and Prosecutorial Misconduct/Coverup, due also to the Sacramento Superior Court Clerk stating via phone call that there is no record of me being reprosecuted in 2008. Please feel free to call me for furtherance of justice. David Cepeda 575-640-9081.P.S. I did go to trial and prosecuter did seek and receive mistrial then I was coerced into accepting a plea, which later was reason Habeas corpus writ was issued by USDC Eastern District of California on March 14th, 2008, by the late Honorable Lawrence K. Marlton. I was re-arrested in Sacramento Superior Court courtroom having arrived from Southern California then stripped of defense paperwork and bail raised and counts added against due process and Blackledge v. Perry U.S. Supreme Court case regarding prosecutorial vindictiveness.

I just went to update my annual registration in Orange County. Here is how it went:
I went directly to the Sheriffs dept in Santa Ana. As I entered the building, I was the only one in the waiting room besides a clerk at the desk. I went into the fingerprinting room, adjacent to the main lobby, The woman was extremely nice and when I handed her my ID, I also offered my utility bill and a credit care bill to prove EVEN MORE that I live where I say I do. I also do it this way. She looked at me strange and said she didn’t need any of that and asked me if everything is still the same as last year. I said yes, so she said fill out these forms in the Lobby and come back. I filled them out and it it just 4 papers to initial rather that the 5 last time. I went back to the office and gave them back to her and rather than go back to the Lobby and wait an entire hour or more like last time, she had me wash my hands in the fingerprinting area and immediately took my prints into the new and improved IDEMIA system. Was super quick.
After that, she asked me to go back to the Lobby for a few minutes while she made copies for me. I waited a few minutes all alone in the waiting room and she came out to me with a big smile and handed me my copy, as well as the copy of my TIER 3 letter form the DOJ and said have a great day!
I couldn’t believe how smooth it went and how nice she was to me. It really was shocking. Anyway, no mention of SORNA. No mention of 2-4 times a year. Nothing on my paperwork taking about it. Just the same as last time. Hope everyone else has a smooth update wherever you may live.

Why Janice! While I know this SORNA thing or law effects a lot of states it doesn’t seem to bother some. Seems like this SORNA is damage control out of hand. Sure anyone can get violent when push comes to shove or iirated, but the fact is as Will Allen said we don’t have to worry so much about recidivism as that’s like predicting that no one is ever going to say commit drunk driving, take dope, or commit a crime again against another if that’s the case. No one can predict the future such as this Covid issue that came upon the USA. They don’t even know the why or reason for it. Was it an act of nature, a biblical event, a crisis that man with their wisdom has to deal with or is God saying you all better get your act together.

Someone said to me on here this Covid is killing people, sure it has. Well didn’t we lose people in the past wars? Much of this registry is blown out of proportion and sure a fight is at hand and Janice and her team and many other advocates have their strategy. Course I will be right up there with you all in DC. when the time comes as this is too much for many to go through. Its cost a lot of people all over the USA a lot of time, worry, emotional damage and yes for something so simple as say an internet encounter in a blind man’s bluff, or a casual touch or harassment ordeal that has gotten  out of hand.

This SORNA Registry amounts to a public vigilante promoting hit list, in which, people could die from both directions e.g. victim or vigilante predator.

Dear Janice and followers I did receive today the Order dismissing my petition for writ of habeas corpus case#22HC00197, Sacramento Superior Court, due to having no jurisdiction since I’m not alleging to be in actual custody and that arguments alleging constructive custody in having to comply with SORNA registration requirements have failed in both state and federal courts. So please comment back if you can help overcome this barrier to uncovering a cover-up. Thanks Friends, David C