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A BATTLE CRY

The Dobbs Wire:  Florida.  Kudos to Florida Action Committee (FAC) for taking a strong stand against the sex offense registry!  Florida’s registry is one of the largest in the country and elected officials are always looking for ways to make it even harsher.  FAC is a statewide advocacy group, they’ve been around and working hardContinue reading “A BATTLE CRY”

ust Future Project | Sep. 20, 2022

Victory in Supreme Court of Virginia against out-of-control prosecution Justices declare effort targeting leading advocate illegal, ending 5-year court battle On Thursday, the highest court in Virginia ended the Commonwealth’s 13-year campaign to indefinitely detain a prominent advocate on criminal justice matters, Galen Baughman. In a victory for justice the Supreme Court ruled that the petition filed against BaughmanContinue reading “ust Future Project | Sep. 20, 2022”

Corrections House of Representatives Committee Hearing

The following link is to a video of a Texas House of Representatives Committee Hearing on Corrections that took place on August 10 2022. Marsha McLane testifies. I encourage you all to listen for the difference between what she says and what is actually happening at TCCC. The Representatives on the committee can be foundContinue reading “Corrections House of Representatives Committee Hearing”

LIVE AT 5

About two weeks ago, a resident tested positive for Covid in the trailer park. He was immediately locked down with his roommate to prevent the spread of Covid. That would have been a brilliant idea except for the fact that each of the 18 rooms are connected by a 3ft X 3ft metal louvered ventContinue reading “LIVE AT 5”

Too Hot to Handle

TACC-Texans Against Civil Commitment: Moosejaw72; July 19, 2022 This week 108 degrees. And 103 degrees. And 98 degrees, 96 degrees, 100, 101, 100. Now imagine no air conditioning. No way to cool down. No fans. No windows to open or doors to prop open for natural air flow. Imagine now that you have absolutely no wayContinue reading “Too Hot to Handle”

Sex crime rehab under fire

Critics say supposed ‘treatment’ program is punitive Houston Chronicle: Anita Hassan and Mike Ward, January 3, 2015 ____________________________________________________________________________ Just a note: As you read this article from 2015, please think of how this compares to the current situation in Littlefield at the TCCC. If you have loved ones there, I encourage you to post repliesContinue reading “Sex crime rehab under fire”

SEX OFFENDER CIVIL COMMITMENT TOPRISON POST-KINGSLEY

Northwestern University Law Review: Arielle W. Tolman; Vol. 113, No. 1, 2018 _______________________________________________________________________ ABSTRACT—Today, an estimated 5400 people are civilly committed understate and federal sex offender programs. This Note surveys these civilcommitment regimes and finds that seventeen jurisdictions (sixteen statesand the federal government) have enacted legislative schemes that authorizethe indefinite civil detention of people chargedContinue reading “SEX OFFENDER CIVIL COMMITMENT TOPRISON POST-KINGSLEY”

Shaming the Constitution: The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation

Convicted sexually violent predators are more vilified, more subject to media misrepresentation, and more likely to be denied basic human rights than any other population. Shaming the Constitution authors Michael Perlin and Heather Cucolo question the intentions of sex offender laws, offering new approaches to this most complex (and controversial) area of law and social policy. TheContinue reading “Shaming the Constitution: The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation”

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