Thirty-two Years in the Trenches: Recollections of a Clinical & Forensic Psychologist Evaluating and Treating Sexual Offenders

Thirty-two Years in the Trenches:  Recollections of a Clinical & Forensic Psychologist Evaluating and Treating Sexual Offenders
Please join us for an evening of learning and discussion about one of the most controversial issues in America today! Thirty-two Years in the Trenches: Recollections of a Clinical & Forensic Psychologist Evaluating and Treating Sexual Offenders (and the courtroom battles that followed) with Dr. Joseph J. Plaud, Ph.D. Executive Director, Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC Mo...
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Sex Offender Registries Don’t Keep Kids Safe, But Politicians Keep Expanding Them Anyway

Sex Offender Registries Don’t Keep Kids Safe, But Politicians Keep Expanding Them Anyway
Lawmakers are using “stranger danger” myths to keep almost a million Americans out of work and on the verge of homelessness. By Michael Hobbes, HuffPost The first time Damian Winters got evicted was in 2015. He was living with his wife and two sons in suburban Nashville when his probation officer called his landlord and informed him that Winters was a registered sex offender. The previ...
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Modern-Day Gulag In the Golden State

Modern-Day Gulag In the Golden State
https://washingtonspectator.org/koeppel-gulags/ June 4, 2019 By Barbara Koeppel in Health, Politics Back in 1997, the Supreme Court ruled that the practice known as civil commitment was legal. This meant that 20 states—which had passed laws permitting the ongoing incarceration of sex offenders—could continue to keep the men confined even after they completed their pri...
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Mandatory GPS monitoring of some sex offenders violates privacy rights, SJC rules

Mandatory GPS monitoring of some sex offenders violates privacy rights, SJC rules
By John R. Ellement GLOBE STAFF  MARCH 26, 2019 Convicted sex offenders retain a constitutional right to privacy, and those rights are being violated by a state law mandating that everyone convicted of some sex crimes wear a GPS monitoring bracelet as part of their sentence, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. In a 7-0 ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court decided th...
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