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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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ACSOL December 14 Phone Meeting

ACSOL Monthly Meetings 2019/20

General News Feed

19 Nov 2019
[courthousenews.com - 11/18/19] TRENTON, N.J. (CN) — A lawyer for New Jersey urged the state Supreme Court on Monday for a strict reading of a law that lets registered sex offenders off the registry so long as they keep a clean record for 15 years. “Conviction means what we say it does, and that’s the conviction that triggers Megan’s Law,” said Special Deputy Attorney...
19 Nov 2019
[nbc24.com - 11/18/19] FREMONT, Ohio (WNWO) — More than a year of dedication has led to the first emergency homeless shelter in Sandusky County. ... The facility holds up to eight people per night, and will take anyone that is not a sex offender. Read the full article  
19 Nov 2019
[newsherald.com - 11/18/19] Rocky Ali Beamon, a three-time killer who publicly professed his hatred for sex offenders, had his wish granted Friday when he was sentenced to death for the 2017 murder of 27-year-old Nicholas Anderson. Beamon had been previously sentenced to die on Jan. 28 for killing a fellow inmate in 2012 at Apalachee Correctional Institution in Jackson County. He had pleaded guilty...
18 Nov 2019
[kvue.com - 11/15/19] GEORGETOWN, Texas — For more than 20 years, Troy Mansfield was branded a "registered sex offender," a shameful asterisk by his name that followed him everywhere. "I took my stepdad's name and I wanted it to be a good name," Mansfield said. "And I felt like somehow or another it got trashed by me, and I didn't mean for it to."...
16 Nov 2019

NY: Sex offender rules an inconsistent maze

[timesunion.com - 11/9/19] ALBANY — A New York law that is intended to protect children from convicted sex offenders has created a maze of contradictory policies and regulations, leading to inconsistent enforcement and confusing online tracking systems. The disparities have also resulted in sharply different residency requirements for offenders convicted of similar crimes and an increasingly perplexing system that makes it difficult for the...
16 Nov 2019

Survey of Veterans on the Registry

[Approved by Janice] To: military veterans who are on the sex offense registry Emily Horowitz, Ph.D. Professor & Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Co-Director, Post-Prison Education Program St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 | 718-489-5446 | ehorowitz@sfc.edu November 15, 2019 Dear Veterans, First, we want to thank you for serving our country. We are seeking military veterans who are...
15 Nov 2019

Kat’s Blog: Future Risk

We hear a lot of talk about the “unfairness” of the registry, how everyone on it is “treated the same” no matter what their offense.  Lumping all registrants under the “sex offender” label is wrong, especially when there’s so many offenses under the umbrella, high risk, low risk and even no risk offenses that may be at opposite ends of the spectrum. Released from...
15 Nov 2019
On Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at HSI’s new Angel Watch Center (AWC) in Fairfax, Virginia. As part of the ceremony, ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence explained that HSI special agents initiated more than 4,200 child exploitation cases in fiscal year 2019, resulting in approximately 3,771 criminal arrests, an increase of 18 percent compared...
14 Nov 2019

Data shows upswing in child exploitation cases

Homeland Security investigators who uncover child exploitation initiated more than 4,000 cases around the world in the 2019 budget year, resulting in thousands of arrests and the identification of more than 1,000 victims, according to new data obtained by The Associated Press. ... On Thursday, officials plan to unveil a new center based at ICE's Washington headquarters tasked with alerting other countries when U.S....
14 Nov 2019
Note by Janice: This is a legitimate study being conducted by a legitimate organization in Los Angeles county. While some of the language used in the request may be overly sensitive it is up to each individual to make a decision whether to participate.   [LBCplus.org] My name is Luis and I am a researcher and the purpose of this is to inform you about...
14 Nov 2019
[wtsp.com - 11/12/19] LARGO, Fla. — The Florida Sheriff's Association is happy with the Halloween initiative to keep kids safe during trick or treating and related events. The operation involved 18 counties that targeted sexual offenders and predators to ensure that they followed the law. This involved a three-day operation that included physical checks on every sexual offender/predator to ensure they are properly registered...
12 Nov 2019
[ctvnews.ca - 11/11/19] Why isn't Canada's sex offender registry viewable by the public like in the U.S.? Watch the video  
12 Nov 2019
[ocregister.com - 11/12/19] LAPD officers who took advantage of their power imbalance to commit sexual assaults fit national trends, says prominent criminologist. LAPD officers Luis Valenzuela and James C. Nichols sexually assaulted a woman at this McDonald’s parking lot, located at 405 N Alvarado St. at W. Temple St. in Los Angeles. They were on duty using a black Jetta. Photographed on Monday, Sept....
12 Nov 2019

CA: Registrants Challenge Jury Pool Exclusion

Five registrants have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court challenging a new state law that allows all felons, except those convicted of a sex offense, to serve as jurors. According to the lawsuit, the new law violates the equal protection clause of the state's constitution. The new law, which began as Senate Bill 310, did not initially exclude registrants from jury service....
11 Nov 2019
[lcsun-news.com - 11/11/19] The question of whether sex offenders must register in New Mexico for crimes they committed in other states is making its way through the courts again. Eight plaintiffs, each listed as "John Doe," have filed a petition in U.S. District Court in New Mexico, alleging the state Department of Public Safety and five county sheriffs failed to provide them due process...
10 Nov 2019
[theohiostar.com - 11/11/19] One of the many Democrats elected to the Virginia Senate on Tuesday is a convicted sex offender and disbarred lawyer, according to Breitbart. Joe Morrissey was jailed and lost his license to practice law after being convicted of having sex with his 17-year-old secretary. He pled guilty to a misdemeanor in the ensuing court case and served for only three months...
08 Nov 2019
When a Lafayette Parish man removed the words “sex offender” from his state-issued ID, law enforcement officers said Louisiana law had been broken. A local judge saw things differently. Full Article
08 Nov 2019
[nj.com - 11/7/19] Dion Harrell spent two decades on New Jersey’s sex offender registry. He had trouble finding a job. He couldn’t be alone with his kids. For a time, he was homeless. But when a DNA test finally proved his innocence, the state had nothing to offer him for those years. “I was surprised I wouldn’t get compensation,” Harrell said at a hearing...
07 Nov 2019
It’s well known, nothing is clear cut when it comes to the registry.  The rules and regulations may vary slightly from state to state, but the vagueness with which these regulations were conceived and are enforced, is the same all over. Take Halloween for instance. In my neck of the woods, every year registrants were given letters by their P.O.’s or sent letters from...
06 Nov 2019

AR: New sex offender laws now in effect in Arkansas

[ky3.com/ - 11/6/19 - NOTE that they linked to ACSOL at the bottom!] HARRISON, Ark. -- Harrison Police Detective Ted Schaeffer makes sure sex offenders in his city are registered. "It's almost a daily basis," he said. Right now, he said there are more than 30 offenders Harrison. ASecureLife.com listed Arkansas as having the second-highest number of sex offenders per capita in the nation....
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