Stanford University Professor Robert Weisberg said that issue -- which category of offenders would be covered by the initiative -- "appears to be a humongous legal ambiguity. Backers say it would apply only to newly released offenders, but the writing is vague enough that it could retroactively apply to all of California's 90, registered sex offenders, increasing the costs of administering the program.
Barankin also said Goldenflame may be "jumping the gun" by assuming he and thousands of other released sex offenders would have to move, when in fact the initiative could be interpreted to apply only to future parolees. Mark Petersimes simply sliced the electronic monitor from his ankle and strolled to a nearby convenience store before disappearing.
One review of the legislation revealed that people committed under the law would get six hours of treatment a week. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Supreme Court today in a case that could rewrite the criminal sentencing rules that California has used since
The Freakonomics explanation - that legal abortion reduced crime by lowering the number of unwanted children, who are more prone to trouble - also falls short. So powerful is this impression that when evidence emerges to suggest otherwise, Americans may have trouble believing their eyes.
Finding homes for sex offenders is a problem with or without Proposition 83, Warner said. But Tochterman said that the department had made little substantial effort to find a place for Boggs, and that state officials had not even met with Sacramento County on the matter until January. George Runner, R-Lancaster Los Angeles Countyprohibiting sex offenders from living near schools or parks is basic public safety.
The main reason voters shouldn't spend too much time thinking about this one is that it has overwhelming bipartisan support. Barry Arnold. The same is likely to happen in California.
Both were shot by a man who got their addresses off the sex offender registry on the Internet. This commitment was ordered by the governor of Rhode Island over the objections of the chief of the hospital psychiatric services, Dr. For Sen. Does it cast too broad of a net so that small-scale sex offenders are treated the same as habitual sexual predators?