COMMONWEALTH vs. FRANCIS X. HARDING, JR.

COMMONWEALTH vs. FRANCIS X. HARDING, JR.
The defendant raises two issues on appeal. The first is whether he was required, as a self-employed homeimprovement contractor, to identify the temporary work sites where he performed his work as his "work address" under the SORB registration statute, G. L. c. 6, § 178E. The second is whether the defendant's condition of probation -- that he was "not to 6 work, volunteer, [or] reside with children...
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NARSOL Calls Out Patch: STOP the Red Dots!

NARSOL Calls Out Patch: STOP the Red Dots!
NARSOL’s Halloween project this year is an open letter in the form of a press release asking for the end to “red-dotting” the homes or listing the names and addresses of those listed on sexual offense registries. This is an insidious practice that has developed over the past ten or so years, a practice that is totally contradicted by research. The open letter is signed by NARSOL, by all of NA...
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The New Proposed AWA Regulations: What, Exactly, Should We Be Worried About?

The New Proposed AWA Regulations: What, Exactly, Should We Be Worried About?
National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), September 9, 2020 To put these proposed regulations in perspective, we would say that the new regulations would give states a much easier path to become AWA compliant. With only a few exceptions, most non-compliant states and territories are non-compliant not because they have rejected the AWA’s standards, but because they have be...
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The Least of These My Brothers, or Ministering to the “Unforgivable”

The Least of These My Brothers, or Ministering to the “Unforgivable”
https://youtu.be/_41xKDuUL9g?t=1397 The Least of These My Brothers, or Ministering to the “Unforgivable” Sermon by Kimberly French United Parish of Brookline, Massachusetts, 8.30.20 Good morning. Thank you for inviting me into your sacred space and time together this morning. I want to talk today about something that is really hard: how do we—as individuals, as communities, a...
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Pandemic in the prisons

Pandemic in the prisons
The case of the Bridgewater Treatment Center A webinar with Bill Cananvan and William Stevens, staff of the Boston Release Network Monday, June 8 @ 7pm. The information you need to join this webinar via zoom will be sent via email after you register. The Boston release network has been very active since the coronavirus hit Massachusetts hard in March. Members of the network have been ...
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