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"Sex Offender Registry Requirements Leave Some Facing Stark Choices As Coronavirus Risks Grow ," by Dawn R. Wolfe, The Appeal, April 03, 2020
"One Shot at Deregistering, NJ Court Tells Sex Offenders," by Emilee Larkin, Courthouse News Service, March 18, 2020
"My Prediction On The Harvey Weinstein Verdict, And Why The Prosecution Already Won Even If There’s An Acquittal," by Toni Messina, Above the Law, February 18, 2020
"Clearview’s Facial Recognition App Is Identifying Child Victims of Abuse," by Kashmir Hill and Gabriel J.X. Dance, New York Times, February 10, 2020
"A Prosecutor’s Misguided Attempt To Get More Sexual Assault Convictions ," by Sarah Lustbader, The Appeal, February 03, 2020
"American Law Does Not Take Rape Seriously," by Barbara Bradley Hagerty, The Atlantic, January 28, 2020
"Sex Offender Laws Are Broken. These Women Are Working To Fix Them.," by Hallie Lieberman, Reason, January 18, 2020
"These former Boy Scouts allege they were abused decades ago. They’re using a New Jersey law to sue.," by Kayla Epstein, Washington Post, January 15, 2020
"Why Keeping People With Sex Offense Convictions Off Social Media Sites Does Little To Make Those Sites Safer," by Guy Hamilton-Smith, The Appeal, January 13, 2020
"Gov. Cuomo wants to ban serial sex offenders from NYC subways," by Denis Slattery, New York Daily News, January 07, 2020
"When a sex offender calls, she’s there to listen," by Serena Solomon, Vox, January 08, 2020
"Can a Prosecutor be Progressive and Take Sex Crimes Seriously?," by Marissa Hoechstetter, The Appeal, January 08, 2020
"Five Cases Could Significantly Reform Pennsylvania’s Sex Offense Registry. The State’s Attorney General Is Pushing Back.," by Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal, January 07, 2020
"Charged With Prostitution, She Went to a Special Court. Did It Help?," by Christina Goldbaum, New York Times, January 06, 2020
"Wisconsin Came Close to Changing a Rule That Often Leaves People on Sex Offense Registries Homeless," by Steven Yoder, The Appeal, January 03, 2020