In a decision that seems destined for the appeals courts, a York County judge has ruled unconstitutional a two-year-old Pennsylvania law that imposes lifetime registration requirements on juvenile sex offenders.
Why worry about sex offenders on Halloween? Research shows no evidence of increased child sex abuse on Halloween and no evidence that a child was ever a victim of sexual abuse by a stranger while out trick-or-treating.
Sex offenders off the registry. It’s a possibilty for some of them if Missouri lawmakers decide Wednesday to override the governor’s veto. A bill that would exempt sex offenders who committed their crime as juveniles got nixed by Nixon but it will likely get the go-ahead from the legislature.
FARMINGTON • Lester Bradley misses the freedom of prison. Back then, he could keep his own stamps, even an electric razor. Back then, he could stockpile snacks in his cell and share what he didn’t want off his food tray with another inmate.