Posts Tagged ‘sex offenders’
California town can bar offenders from opening their doors to trick-or-treaters, but they can’t be forced to post signs that read: ‘No candy or treats at this residence.’
Measure will prohibit offenders whose victims were under 13 years old from being on public library property during certain times and on specified days.
Panel finds Albuquerque failed to show its blanket ban on registered sex offenders was narrowly tailored and left open access alternatives.
Washington state man’s civil commitment as a sexually violent predator in part for his writings did not violate his First Amendment rights, a state appeals court has ruled.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Details cannot be disclosed about how some convicted Connecticut sex offenders are placed on a confidential registry rather than the list available to the public, the state Supreme Court ruled yesterday.
The court’s unanimous ruling, which will be released officially on Nov. 2, overturns a lower court in a dispute over Connecticut’s “restricted” [...]
CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has denied a sex offender’s request that he be allowed to attend church with a chaperone.
Jonathan Perfetto of Manchester was convicted of possessing child pornography and released from prison in 2008. Though a court ordered him to have no contact with children, he had asked to attend [...]
CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire sex offender on probation is asking the state’s highest court to allow him to go to church with a chaperone.
The case of Jonathan Perfetto marks the first time the New Hampshire Supreme Court has been asked to rule whether a probation condition that effectively bars church attendance violates constitutional [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal judge has barred the city of Albuquerque from enforcing an ordinance that bans sex offenders from using public libraries, saying the law, as written, violates their First Amendment rights.
The challenge to the rule was filed in 2008 by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on behalf of a [...]