U.S. Marshals spending millions on registrant sweeps

By Steven Yoder . . . Since 2006, the federal government has funneled millions into sometimes-massive operations to verify the addresses of those on sex-offender registries. It’s hard to tell how often these happen–the Marshals Service didn’t respond to multiple requests from The Appeal about how many operations they ran in the latest fiscal year. But a look at how…

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Cosby Conviction Vacated

By Jeremy Roebuck and Laura McCrystal Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his sexual assault conviction and barred him from being retried. upending the first high-profile celebrity conviction of the #MeToo era. The justices ruled the 83-year-old comedian — who has served more than two years of a three-to-10-year sentence — had been denied…

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The murder of Mattieo Condoluci

5/20/’20 The threat of vigilante action is something that every man, woman, and child on the registry in PA and around the nation has to reckon with. Tragically, the information listed on a public registry is sometimes used to commit a hate crime such as the high profile murder in Nebraska this week. Please read the fine write up from…

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Attorney General Barr Memo Excludes Release of Registrants

[ACSOL] It’s just come to my attention that Attorney General Barr recently issued a memorandum purporting to address the problem of COVID-19 for federal prisons, by recommending consideration of release from federal prison to home confinement. In the federal system there is a regular program allowing many prisoners to be released near the end of their sentence to “halfway […] Go to Source

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