Bill Dobbs, Activist – Civil Libertarian

Bill talks about the Sex Offender registry at 19:43, but the interview is worth a listen! Bill has been very supportive of the work that we do and a great resource for TACC. We appreciate him immensely! Activist and civil libertarian, Bill Dobbs specializes in causes that many see as too controversial. Honored by theContinue reading “Bill Dobbs, Activist – Civil Libertarian”

NARSOL is hosting a viewing of the film UNTOUCHABLE

NARSOL is hosting a viewing of the film UNTOUCHABLE. It is available to everyone. This documentary brilliantly weaves together the voices of those who have suffered from sexual abuse, those who make the laws, those who suffer from the laws, and the evidence and facts about sexual offense. Film Availability: Saturday, December 4th @ 9:00Continue reading “NARSOL is hosting a viewing of the film UNTOUCHABLE”

Sex Crime, Offenders, and Society: A Critical Look at Sexual Offending and Policy

Sex crime management has become a ”growth industry” recently, with several laws being enacted nationally to respond to sex offending. Perhaps reflecting this increased interest in preventing sexual violence, a growing body of literature has been devoted toward understanding the nature and extent of sex crime, its causes, and public and policy responses to sexContinue reading “Sex Crime, Offenders, and Society: A Critical Look at Sexual Offending and Policy”

Opinion: The big lie about sex offenders

The Washington Post: by Radley Balko; March 9, 2017 __________________________________________________________________ Much of the destructive, extra-punishment punishment we inflict on sex offenders is due to the widely held belief that they’re more likely to re-offend than the perpetrators of other classes of crimes. This has been the main justification for the Supreme Court’s authorization of sex-offenderContinue reading “Opinion: The big lie about sex offenders”

BJS Report Finds Sex Offenders Among Former Prisoners Least Likely to Re-Offend

PRISON LEGAL NEWS: by Scott Grammer; December 10, 2019 In May 2019 the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) issued a report, titled “Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from State Prison: A 9-Year Follow-Up (2005-14),” that examined 67,966 former prisoners over a nine-year period after their release in 30 different states in 2005. The report explainedContinue reading “BJS Report Finds Sex Offenders Among Former Prisoners Least Likely to Re-Offend”

Post-Prison Purgatory

typeinvestigations: By Toshio Meronek & Erica R. Meiners; May 23, 2018 Prison-like public hospital systems are disproportionately packed with gay men who remain locked up even after serving their time. At Coalinga State Hospital, located in a desolate, dusty part of California’s Central Valley, 200 miles north of Los Angeles, 37-year-old Cory Hoch stands out. He’s well likedContinue reading “Post-Prison Purgatory”

TREATMENT REPORT 5 

How I believe I’m being harmed by this Treatment Environment  By Current TCCC Resident Our Texas Legislators have created a Civil Commitment Scheme, (pursuant to Texas law) which has merely shifted the focus of punishment from the criminal realm, into the civil sphere of influence via confluence of law. Thereby, shifting punishment from prisoner’s bodiesContinue reading TREATMENT REPORT 5 

Inside the Endless Nightmare of Indefinite Detention Under “Civil Commitment”

INSIDE THE TIMES: by SARAH LAZARE; AUGUST 19, 2020 _________________________________________________________________________ After serving their criminal sentence, these men discover their punishment may never be over. n June 2019, after serving more than 29 years in Illinois prisons, Otis Arrington expected to be released to freedom: He had finished his time, which he describes as difficult and traumatic, and hisContinue reading “Inside the Endless Nightmare of Indefinite Detention Under “Civil Commitment””

Prisoner, 21, convicted of child sex offense wins $17.5 million lawsuit after being left paralyzed by guards who bragged about ‘sadistic’ attack

INSIDER: Bethany Dawson; Nov 7, 2021, 12:51 PM Seth Fletcher, 21, has been left with paralyzing spinal cord injuries after being tackled by guards.  Fletcher has now won a civil liberties against the state, winning $17.5 million in damages.  Fletcher was also waterboarded and left for hours without treatment. The State of Ohio is to payContinue reading “Prisoner, 21, convicted of child sex offense wins $17.5 million lawsuit after being left paralyzed by guards who bragged about ‘sadistic’ attack”