The Manchester Free Press

Sunday • May 26 • 2019

Vol.XI • No.XXI

Manchester, N.H.

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Wed, 2019-05-15 18:25 +0000

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Father of 5 says life on sex offender registry has forced him and his family into homelessness

Wed, 2019-05-01 19:46 +0000

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Many people may be unconcerned with what someone on the registry goes through, but William Walker said he hopes by sharing details of his arrest and the collateral damage it’s causing his kids, someone will rent him a place to live.

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Public Hearing this Friday, April 26, 2019 - PLease come

Tue, 2019-04-23 14:34 +0000

CCJR Members and Friends:

I hope you can come to a public hearing this Friday, April 26, on 100 pages of proposed administrative rules by the Department of Corrections. Citizens for Criminal Justice Reform has worked for the last five years to bring about this meeting before the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules.

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Audit: NH Parole board disorganized, inconsistent

Wed, 2019-04-17 14:04 +0000

Trouble areas:

No set standards, out-of-date technology and understaffing.

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March 2019 Newsletter & Annual Reports

Mon, 2019-04-15 18:52 +0000
Read the Latest CCJR Newsletter and CCJR Annual Report of our Chairman Click HERE

 

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NH State House Legislative Hearings April

Sat, 2019-04-06 21:00 +0000
  LegiScan Monitoring Report

Weekly Summary

NH State House Legislative Hearings April April 8, 2019

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation

Thu, 2019-03-07 17:12 +0000

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older - at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide. Find a location near you by searching below. (You do not need to be an ARPP member).

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Appeals court provides new vehicle to challenge registration

Thu, 2019-03-07 15:12 +0000

By Larry . . . We are excited to report that registrants in Pennsylvania now will have a new vehicle to challenge sex offender registration. The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Court handed down a precedential decision on February 27th that has the potential to be significant going forward.

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Today, the NH House voted In favor of a bill to repeal the death penalty by a vote of 279-88. "Ask the Governor not to Veto"

Thu, 2019-03-07 13:12 +0000

Today, the NH House voted In favor of a bill to repeal the death penalty by a vote of 279-88. "Ask the Governor not to Veto" HB 455 would replace the sentence of death with life in prison without parole and would only apply to future capital cases.

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VIDEO: The Importance of Connection | Alissa R. Ackerman | TED TALK

Wed, 2019-02-20 21:39 +0000

Dr. Alissa R. Ackerman offers a new perspective on restorative justice and how it can help those who suffered from sexual assault. With her personal experience, she shares with everyone the true importance of engaging in difficult conversations to heal from intimate harm.

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State House crime bill hearings the week of Feb. 19

Sun, 2019-02-17 21:35 +0000

Try to attend the crucial bill meetings marked in red type below about some crucial bills to help prisoners and their loved ones. Failing that, you can still email your written testimony to the appropriate House or Senate committees. Just go to the web page for a chosen committee and find the mass committee email address. 

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Alabama court upholds first amendment rights for registered sexual offenders

Wed, 2019-02-13 00:00 +0000

By Anna Beahm . . . A federal district judge has ruled parts of Alabama’s sex offender registration and notification laws are unconstitutional under the First Amendment, court records show.

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NH Supreme Court rules with registered sexual offender who employed teen

Sat, 2019-02-09 21:00 +0000

By Holly Ramer, Associated Press . . . A registered sex offender did not break the law by hiring a 16-year-old boy to work for his landscaping business, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Michigan’s SORA is punishment, says MI Attorney General in amicus briefs

Fri, 2019-02-08 00:00 +0000

February 8, 2019

LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed amicus briefs in the Michigan Supreme Court today in Michigan v Snyder (Case number 153696) and People v Betts (Case number 148981), arguing that Michigan’s sex offender registration and notification requirements are punishment because they are so burdensome and fail to distinguish between dangerous offenders and those who are not a threat to the community.

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