A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge struck down a portion of Jessica’s Law this last week because he stated its restrictive nature was undermining the actual intent of the law. The ruling has temporarily changed things for sex offenders in the state, though many are saying the change won’t last. [Read more…]
A Riverside, CA father is charged with assaulting and imprisoning a 23 year old man after he allegedly sent an explicit photo to the man’s daughter. [Read more…]
People classified as a “sexually violent predator” know they are being watched constantly. These people have been released from prison and are sent back into society to live, though monitored strictly and forced to adhere to very stringent requirements. One man is back in custody after violating his release terms. [Read more…]
Under California law, the government is allowed to institutionalize those people it feels are too dangerous to be within society. This system, as it applies to sex offenders, is in need of an investigation, says lawmakers, and they just approved $250,000 to make that study happen. [Read more…]
It seems like every month we read online about new changes taking place in regards to sex offense laws or sex offender requirements. These crimes are considered by many to be the worst of the worst, and the people accused of committing them are often thought to be unfixable.
Particularly when sex crimes are committed against children, disgust runs high. These offenses carry the darkest stigma of all. [Read more…]
Called “the worst of the worst”, people designated as “sexually violent predators” count about 3,700 nationally. They are people, like me and you, but convicted of sometimes heinous crimes and considered dangerous. One man who has been labeled a “sexually violent predator” serves as a good example of how this classification works. [Read more…]
The California Supreme Court heard a case last week that may have granted some exceptions to the sex offender residential restrictions put in place with Proposition 83, or “Jessica’s Law”. However, they sided with the restrictions, maintaining that anyone released from prison after the enactment of the law are still subject to them. [Read more…]