Legal Update, 3-30-2020

PARSOL Responds to Comm v. Butler Decision   “Although we at PARSOL are disappointed in the results of the PA Supreme Court’s decision in Commonwealth v. Butler, which was a 7-0 unanimous decision to separate SVP’s from non-SVPs regarding registry requirements and asserting that PA.’s SORNA statute is not punishment because of the Commonwealth’s interest in protecting the public from…

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Overview of PARSOL’s Legialative Efforts

The Legislative Committee of PARSOL is based in Harrisburg. It is dedicated to forming relationships with our elected officials and tracking bills that affect sexual offense policy. Sexual offense policy includes Proactive measures such as education and identifying effective interventions aimed at preventing abuse. Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) efforts that might impact conditions of parole/probation, access to programming and rehabilitation…

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When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. UNTOUCHABLE chronicles his crusade, and its impact on the lives of several of the 800,000 people forced to live under the kinds of laws he has championed. The…

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