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Collateral Consequences To A Criminal Conviction: They Are Real And They Hurt

One of the biggest parts of my criminal defense practice is advising Idaho clients about the potential “collateral consequences” of a conviction. Collateral consequences are different from direct consequences like jail, prison, probation, etc. 219 more words

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As I sit here, doing battle with my eternal enemy known as insomnia (and not being able to beat the final level in my latest video game foil) whilst my husband-to-be snoozes in the other room, I am struck with an idea for a post – a post about the Michigan Secretary of State’s little secret. 472 more words


Sex Offender Fired From NY YMCA

The YMCA in Watertown, New York fired a registrant who was working a part-time maintenance job for the company. This worker had gone through a thorough review and passed–and the YMCA was confident he was not a risk to anyone. 20 more words

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Sex Offender Policies are Causing More Crime

The policies restricting sex offenders post-release have lead to increased homelessness. Several studies have tracked the increased numbers of homeless sex offenders and others have demonstrated the risk of recidivism is higher for homeless offenders. 28 more words

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Partners and Families Sex Offenders

Maya Chung of Inside Edition just published a story on people who love offenders. It is not often the popular press gives the families and partners of offenders any opportunity to present their perspective on these issues. 9 more words

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