Reports & Papers on Sex Offenses

Raised on the Registry: The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US, Human Rights Watch, May 2013.

Sex Offender Exceptionalism and Preventive Detention, The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2011.

Kristen Zgoba, Melissa Dalessandro, and Bonita Veysey, Megan's Law: Assessing the Practical and Monetary Efficacy, December 2008.

Statement of Charles Samuels, Jr., Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Before Committee on Appropriations. 

Alfred Blumstein and Kiminori Nakamura, Redemption’ in the Presence of Widespread Criminal Background Checks, May, 2009.

National Institute of Justice Journal, ‘Redemption’ in an Era of Widespread Criminal Background Checks, 2009.

Neighborhood Solutions, Reentry Advocate, March/April 2012.

A Reasoned Approach: Reshaping Sex Offender Policy To Prevent Child Sexual AbuseAssociation for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, April 2011

Report of Gabriel Myers Work Group On Child-on-Child Sexual AbuseFlorida Department of Children and Families, May 14, 2010.

Registering Harm: A Briefing Book on the Adam Walsh Act, Justice Policy Institute, November 2008

  The Influence Of Sex Offender Registration And Notification Laws In The United States, Crime and Delinquency, 2008 (finding that sex offender legislation seems to have had no uniform and observable influence on the number of rapes reported in the states analyzed)

No Easy Answers - Sex Offender Laws in the US, Human Rights Watch, September 2007 (details evidence of the harm caused to people subject to this country's various sex offender laws, including the Adam Walsh Act’s  registration requirements)

 

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