Sex offender, former Catholic priest reportedly presided over Masses in Fillmore  Ventura County StarA defrocked Catholic priest convicted of molestation was reportedly presiding at home Masses in Fillmore, according to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Megan Rapinoe is the center of attention for residents on and off the world cup stage  CNYcentral.comUnited States women's national team super star Megan Rapinoe has been the main focus since the start of their World Cup run. Rapinoe's name has been all ...

Restoration of Voting Rights, Record Sealing for Decriminalized Offenses take Effect  Lincoln County RecordPosted by Lincoln County Central | Jul 12, 2019 | News | 0. Restoration of Voting Rights, Record Sealing for Decriminalized Offenses take Effect. By Megan ...

The Uprising! July 19, 2019  Uprise RIPresident Donald Trump's war on immigrants and asylum seekers continued this week, even as threats of mass immigration raids failed to materialize. This isn't ...

Convicted sex offender arrested for rape weeks after removal from Megan's Law website  WPXI PittsburghA convicted sex offender was arrested for raping a woman, just weeks after he was removed from the Megan's Law website.

Names being removed from sex offender registry - News  The IntelligencerPennsylvania State Police have started the process for removing as many as 5000 ex-offenders from the Megan's Law registry under a state supreme court ...

Doctors' Dirty Secrets: Why It's Important You Check Your Doctor's Background  NBC Southern CaliforniaThe NBC4 I-Team found that several doctors in Southern California are registered sex offenders and finding the information on the state's medical board website ...

He admitted to one huge mistake. But he didn’t want to be branded a sex offender for life  Fresno BeeLifetime registration as a sex offender could finally end for many charged with lesser crimes under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday.

Bill Seeks To Drop Some Offenders From Megan’s Law Website  CBS SacramentoSACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A California senator who believes the state's sex offender registry is broken says sex offenders may no longer have to register for life.

Visiting Stanford scholar is a sex offender  The Daily PostBY ALLISON LEVITSKY Daily Post Staff Writer. A visiting scholar at Stanford is a convicted sex offender who spent time in prison after pleading guilty to forcing ...

Despite legislative fix, challenges to Megan's Law continue  Allentown Morning CallPennsylvania lawmakers say they have fixed problems with Megan's Law that threatened to allow thousands of sex offenders from having to register. Defense ...

City confirms that sex offenders have been removed from a Bayside hotel  QNS.comEight sex offenders who were living at the Anchor Inn Motel in Bayside have been removed from the site, according to an official from the New York City ...

After state Supreme Court ruling, few sex offenders likely get reprieve from Megan's Law  NorthJersey.comA New Jersey Supreme Court ruling exempting certain sex offenders from Megan's Law registration requirements isn't likely to apply to more than a few dozen ...

He's 74. His victims weren't even teens. Now he'll spend up to 30 years in prison.  Lebanon Daily NewsPhillip B. Baker was sentenced for charges stemming from abuse over 7-and-a-half years.

There are more than 400 lifetime-registered sex offenders living in Dauphin County  PennLive.comPa. Megan's Law Website. As of May 2017, there are approximately 437 tier 3 sex offenders living in Dauphin County, according to the Pennsylvania Megan's ...

Texas reneging: States expansion of sex-offender laws challenged  Austin American-StatesmanAt least four sex offenders in Texas have floated a new argument that has earned early legal victories. When the Beaumont police detective called him in 2014, ...

Ruling raises questions about sex offender registry's future  PennLive.comWhen the new law took effect in December 2012, there were just over 12000 registrants in the system, and about half of them had to register for life.

Megan's Law list might get smaller  Sunbury Daily ItemSUNBURY — The number of sex offenders on the state's Megan's Law sex offender registry could drop as the result of a July ruling by the Pennsylvania ...

Court: Retroactive sex offender registration rules unconstitutional  Allentown Morning CallThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down retroactive rules that required more people to register as sex offenders.

Legal questions swirl around Megan's Law in Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning CallJason Davies, who admitted raping a Wilson woman after breaking into her home, is seeking to avoid having to register as a sex offender, citing a recent state ...

After Backlash, Personal Voter Information Is Removed by New York City  The New York TimesThe Board of Elections reversed its decision and removed online access to its voter registration books after many raised privacy concerns.

Megan’s Law registration questioned in 1996 conviction  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderWILKES-BARRE — A man whose maximum prison term expires in September on a 1996 guilty plea he sexually assaulted five children will have to wait to find ...

Australia passes tough social media laws regarding removal of violent content  MashableAustralia has announced tougher penalties on social media platforms to ensure they act on violent *content*. The laws threaten executives of social media ...

Living with a label  The Register-GuardNo matter their regrets or time served, 187 Lane County adult sex offenders who committed a crime as a child have no recourse for registry relief.

Board wants to remove low-risk sex offenders from registry  SFGateThe state board that oversees California's sex offender registration laws wants to thin out and overhaul the registry because they say it has grown too big and ...

Trump Administration 'Censorship' Erasing Affordable Care Act From Federal Websites  HuffPostA new report details an ongoing campaign to remove references to and information about the 2010 health care law from official web pages.

Committee passes sex offender registry bill, urges broader reforms  Arizona MirrorThe House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously in favor of a limited proposal to slightly expand the number of people who are eligible to be removed from ...

California Megan’s Law Website  CBS SacramentoFound if there are registered sex offenders living near you by visiting https://www.meganslaw.ca.gov. A California senator who believes the state's sex offender ...

'Sex Offenders Are Not Second-Class Citizens,' Says Judge While Nixing Alabama Rules on First Amendment Grounds  ReasonThe decision rejects driver's licenses labeled "CRIMINAL SEX OFFENDER" and a broad demand for reports on internet use.

Changes Are Coming to California Sex Offender Registry  Santa Barbara IndependentFifty-four sex offenders live within two miles of the Santa Barbara Independent's Figueroa Street offices. Their mugshots, height, weight, ethnicity, eye color, ...

Adultery and fornication: Why are states rushing to get these outdated laws off the books?  SalonAt least seven states are working to amend or repeal outdated sex laws. Why? Take a look at the Supreme Court.

22 missing Megan's Law offenders in Pa. who are wanted by police  lehighvalleylive.comThey are required to continually update their information and photographs. These people -- including one from the Lehigh Valley -- didn't.

Europe is splitting the internet into three  The VergeIt's strange to think about now, but until the 1920s, you didn't generally need a passport to travel. A smart CEO I know recently mentioned this to me in the context ...

Were 'Child Sex Dolls' Briefly Offered via Amazon?  Snopes.comThe online retail giant came under scrutiny in March 2019 when some disturbing products were discovered on their website.

Treatment of sex offenders depends on whether they've challenged rules  Detroit Free PressWASHINGTON – Eight months after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively upheld a decision saying parts of Michigan's sex offender registry law — one of the ...

Legislature moves to keep 17000 sex offenders on state registry  New Castle NewsHARRISBURG – The state House on Tuesday voted unanimously on changes to the state's sexual offender registry intended to correct problems the state ...

Missouri Just Reformed Its Sex-Offender Registry. But 1,200 Offenders Are Missing  Riverfront TimesUntil very recently, Missouri's sex-offender registry functioned like a factory with a single product. Regardless of the crime they'd committed, the state treated ...

A Murder Trial Will Allow DNA Evidence From a Genealogy Site  WIREDThe trial, which hinges on a lead found using DNA on a genealogy site, will not address whether the new sleuthing method is legal, however.

Heyl: Some Sex Offender Names Soon Could Vanish From Online State Registry  Patch.comPa. Sex Offenders Could Soon Be Harder To Locate - Pittsburgh, PA - A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision likely means the Megan's Law list will be ...

Megan's Law shines bright light on sex offenders: How'd that work out?  PennLive.comNow that Megan's Law has been in place for more than two decades after being revised a few times in the interim, some are asking for lawmakers to take a look ...

Megan’s Law conviction overturned on appeal  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderA state appellate court on Wednesday overturned a Luzerne County judge's guilty verdict for a man accused of failure to comply with registration requirements ...

California Will Dramatically Change Management of State Sex Offender Registry System in 2021  ESR NEWSWritten By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn. In October 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 384 (SB 384) – also known as the “Sex ...

YouTube says it will remove thousands of videos pushing far-right views  SalonThe piecemeal ban raised ire among critics who view YouTube's *content* policies as inconsistent and self-serving.

ICE chief affirms Trump effort to remove undocumented immigrants | TheHill  The HillActing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Mark Morgan said in an interview with The Hill Tuesday that his agency is committed to removing as ...

India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship  The New York TimesThe Modi government's plan, which would require tech companies to automatically block a vast array of *content*, stifles free speech, critics said.

These sex offenders are begging to be deported. Why does California pay millions to keep them?  The Sacramento BeeUndocumented immigrants living at Coalinga State Hospital have served jail time for their sex crimes but continue to live as civil detainees despite their pleas for ...

Version of Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' scrubbed from website  Washington ExaminerOn Feb. 5, the congressional office of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted a new blog entry under “energy issues” detailing her "Green New Deal" proposal ...

Man on Parole for Child Sex Crimes Is Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl on Torrance Elementary School Playground  KTLA Los AngelesA registered sex offender has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a female student at an elementary school playground in Torrance, police ...

Lakeland pulls pages from website over ADA compliance  The LedgerLast month, Flagler County agreed to pay more than $15000 to settle a lawsuit filed in October that its website violated the ADA because it was inaccessible to ...

Mother’s Boyfriend — a Convicted Child Abuser — Charged With Murder in Killing of Trinity Love Jones  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-BarreA man identified by the victim's family members as the boyfriend of a woman whose slain 9-year-old daughter was found partially stuffed in a duffel bag in ...

Listed for Life  Slate MagazineIf you've ever accessed a state sex offender registry online, you know you can search for a list of the mug shots, home addresses, and registered...

Job post seeking "preferably Caucasian" applicants removed after complaints  CBS NewsFalls Church Va. -- A northern Virginia tech staffing company has apologized after an online job posting sought "preferably Caucasian" applicants. Cynet ...

Thousands removed from Maine Sex Offender Registry  WMTW PortlandThousands of Maine sex offenders have been removed from the state's registry before their sentences ended.

Priest accused of child sex abuse removed by archdiocese  San Antonio Express-NewsThe Archdiocese of San Antonio, now preparing to expose decades of sexual abuse accusations against its priests, revealed Friday it had removed one of them ...

Tong: No constitutional barrier to removing state’s religious exemption on vaccines  The CT MirrorA plan by a group of Democratic lawmakers to wipe out the state's religious exemption on vaccines does not violate the constitution, Attorney General William ...

The Push to Remove Any Mention of Slavery From Vermont’s Constitution  The AtlanticThe state prides itself on its abolitionist history. But its identity has been shaken by recent racist incidents.

Camille Paglia Can’t Say That  The AtlanticFor more than 30 years, the critic Camille Paglia has taught at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Now a faction of art-school censors wants her fired for ...

The Damage That Harvard Has Done  The AtlanticThe institution removed Ronald Sullivan as faculty dean after students criticized his decision to help mount Harvey Weinstein's legal defense.

A New Type of DNA Testing Is Entering Crime Investigations  WIREDGeneology is about to send a lot more people to jail.

Ivan Oliver sentenced to 32 years to life  Record BeeLAKEPORT — Ivan Garcia Oliver, who in addition to being found guilty of murder was the first person in California convicted of using Megan”s Law website ...

Article 13: Memes exempt as EU backs controversial copyright law  BBC NewsSharing memes and GIFs is still allowed under the new laws, after tweaks to allow "parody".

Can Trump legally fire Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman?  Fox BusinessThe attacks on Powell, and the Fed, are mostly unprecedented, leaving legal experts scrambling.

Jordyn Woods Removed From Khloe's Fashion Website, As It's Claimed She Denied Hooking Up with Tristan  TooFabAs of Saturday morning, Kylie has unfollowed Tristan on Instagram but still follows Jordyn. The website for Khloe's clothing brand, Good American, has also ...

Apple and Google remove dating apps FTC says expose children to predators  WDJT(CNN) -- Apple and Google removed three dating apps from their app stores after the US government said the apps could expose children to sexual predators.

Lafayette sexual predators are banned from using social media. That's not stopping them  The Daily AdvertiserAbout 10 percent of the most dangerous sex offenders in Lafayette Parish are using social networking sites in violation of a Louisiana law meant to protect ...

Foundation behind MormonLeaks urges Utah lawmakers to remove 'clergy exemption' from child abuse reporting laws  Salt Lake TribuneThe Truth and Transparency Foundation — the nonprofit group behind the controversial MormonLeaks website — is launching a petition drive calling on Utah ...

Swarens: Why Trump's new online sex trafficking law has failed  Indianapolis StarIn April, child trafficking survivors and their parents surrounded President Donald Trump's desk as he signed into law a bill that he and others hoped would ...

Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Had Previously Been Removed From Texas Home After Abuse Allegations  KTLA Los AngelesFour-year-old Maleah Davis and her two brothers were removed from their home last year after reports of abuse, the Texas Department of Family and Protective ...

Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia  RevealHundreds of active-duty and retired law enforcement officers from across the United States are members of Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or ...

How to Remove a President from Office  PEOPLE.comA professor in constitutional law breaks down all of the ways a president can leave or be ousted from the White House.

ISIS Cases Raise a Question: What Does It Mean to Be Stateless?  The New York TimesSome countries want to strip Islamic State volunteers of their citizenship. Here is a look at what it means to be a person without a country.

Jenkins Township man sentenced for assaulting Uber driver, must register under Megan’s Law for 15 years  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderWILKES-BARRE — A Jenkins Township man who admitted he repeatedly kissed and fondled a female Uber driver will spend at least a month in jail and must ...

Judge Denies Freshwater Placement for Sexually Violent Predator; Search for Housing Location Continues  Lost Coast OutpostPREVIOUSLY. DA Releases Statement on Potential Release of Sexually Violent Predator to the Freshwater Area · Sheriff Honsal Urges Judge Not to Place ...

Trump is not corrupt for removing the special counsel if he believed he was falsely accused: Barr  SalonBarr said it was “not a corrupt motive” for firing Robert Mueller if Trump thought he was being falsely accused.

Law says Mnuchin must turn over Trump's taxes or face 5 years in prison  SalonHe has no legal choice but to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress.

This website will tell Georgia voters if they were purged... but they must reregister by Tuesday  SalonIf you're a voter in Georgia, there is a 1 in 10 chance that you were purged from the voting rolls at some point in 2017. Thanks to journalist Greg Palast, there is ...

Ruling may have vast effect on sex-offender registry, attorney says  OCRegisterSANTA ANA – A court ruling involving an Orange County case could result in hearings for thousands of California sex offenders seeking to have their names ...

Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say  Al Jazeera AmericaExperts say public registries don't reduce assault — and sex offenders are increasingly challenging the rules in court.

What Happens to Obamacare Now?  The AtlanticAfter a federal judge in Texas declared the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, the health law faces yet another trip through the courts, and more ...

In Defense of Harvey Weinstein’s Harvard Lawyer  The AtlanticThe law professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. is among the most accomplished people at Harvard. He has helped to overturn scores of wrongful convictions and to ...

Governor will remove NM’s ban on abortions  Albuquerque JournalOur current state law makes criminals out of health care providers. In New Mexico, according to statute established half a century ago, it is a felony to perform an ...

Illinois and Nevada approve abortion bills that remove restrictions, criminal penalties  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityWhile a wave of Republican-led states have recently pushed laws restricting abortion, Illinois and Nevada moved legislation forward Friday aimed at removing ...

Apple and Google Urged to Dump Saudi App That Lets Men Track Women  The New York TimesBEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi mobile application that lets men track and restrict the movements of women in the kingdom has come under increased scrutiny this ...

Ex-Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to abusing minors is hit with lawsuit alleging he molested two brothers  Los Angeles TimesA former Catholic priest who was convicted of sexually abusing minors is the subject of a lawsuit filed by two brothers who say he molested them in the early ...

Volusia County school board discusses removal of superintendent  WFTV OrlandoVolusia County School Board members voted to move down a path to remove Superintendent Tom Russell at a meeting Tuesday night.

We Deserve Protection From Sexually Violent Predators Such as Joshua Cooley, Says Letter to the Editor  Redheaded BlackbeltFrom: The Eldridge Family. Alderpoint Rd Garberville, CA 95542. To: District Attorney's Office 825 5th St Eureka, CA 95501 districtattorney@co.humboldt.ca.us

Megan Rapinoe : The American Disgrace  The FloridianThe national disgrace known as Women's US Soccer player Megan Rapinoe continues displaying her anti-American sentiment on the world stage.

University of Alabama spurns $21.5 million and removes donor’s name from law school  WGNO New OrleansThe University of Alabama returned $21.5 million Friday to a donor who urged students to boycott over the state's recently passed abortion ban.

Why it's hard to remove, or even diagnose, mentally ill or unstable presidents  SalonIn the wake of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, members of Congress set out to update the procedures for handling an unable president. They soon ...

How a registered sex offender wound up living in an Airbnb hosting unsuspecting guests  Houston Chronicle It turns out that not all registered sex offenders are visible in the public database and one Airbnb host took advantage of that.

VP Mike Pence: "At Minimum" Rep. Ilhan Omar Should Be Removed From Foreign Affairs Committee  RealClearPoliticsVice President Mike Pence follows up on his tweeted comment that Rep. Ilhan Omar should "face consequences" for her use of "anti-Semitic tropes" in an ...

Tom Steyer: Until Trump Is Impeached And Removed From Office, "The Country Is At Risk"  RealClearPoliticsTuesday night on CNN, billionaire hedge fund manager and Democratic donor Tom Steyer said impeachment should be a top priority because "the country is at ...

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial  WIREDA 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtroom.

Jussie Smollett Removed From Empire’s Final 2 Episodes Following Arrest  Us WeeklyJussie Smollett will no longer appear in Empire's final two episodes of season 5, the network announced on Friday, February 22 —details.

Flexibility of ASU Law's online master's program a perfect fit for on-the-go nuclear consultant  Arizona State UniversityLeo Thompson did not come to ASU Law to become a lawyer. He already had a successful consulting business — Nuclear Solutions, LLC — in the highly ...

Sex offender told police he and girl were 'playing' at York County pool; now he's charged  York Daily RecordMarc Eric Moore, a registered sex offender, now faces charges including indecent assault and corruption of minors in incident at Codorus State Park.

Meghan Markle's Trooping the Colour Outfit Had Surprise Sleeves  PEOPLE.comMeghan Markle had a surprise up her sleeve - literally! - at 2019's Trooping the Colour event. See the reveal of her surprise dress under her navy capelet.

Bradford woman wins Megan's Law challenge in Pa. Supreme Court  Bradford EraThe state Supreme Court has released a Bradford woman from the obligations of Megan's Law, ruling that a recent law change could not be applied retroactively ...

State Senate President Karen Spilka On ROE Act, Which Would Remove Limits On Abortion In Mass.  WBURHundreds of abortion rights supporters and opponents attended a hearing at the State House Monday over a bill that would remove some limits on abortion in ...

Amazon pulls "offensive" bath mats and doormats with Quran verses  CBS NewsAmazon removed home goods -- including doormats and bath mats -- featuring verses from the Quran from its website last week after advocates for Muslim civil ...