The Manchester Free Press

Thursday • March 21 • 2019

Vol.XI • No.XII

Manchester, N.H.

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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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Volunteers Needed Now

Fri, 2019-03-01 18:25 +0000

Immediate Openings Available

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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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State House crime policy hearings week of Feb. 4, 2019

Sun, 2019-02-03 16:33 +0000
Sate House Crime Policy Hearings Week of February 4, 2019 Monday February 4,  Legislative Ethics Committee 104 LOB.

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Bill to ban sex offenders from some Halloween activities dealt setback in committee vote

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

A bill that would prohibit sex offenders from participating in certain Halloween-related activities had a setback Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee.

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News on crime bills for the week of Jan. 28

Wed, 2019-01-30 15:17 +0000

News on crime bills for the week of Jan. 28
By Chris Dornin

There was a tense subcommittee meeting last week on our HB--229 to make Corrections run its draft policies before lawmakers and get them approved as administrative rules. We need a show of support for the bill at its next subcommittee meeting on Mar. 5. I've been sitting down with the six sponsors of the bill, and two of them plan to speak at that critical workshop. We need members of CCJR to speak too.

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NH Lawmakers Study our Bill to make the Department of Corrections Adopt Formal Administrative Rules

Sat, 2019-01-19 17:51 +0000

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Relief for Some Persons on the New Hampshire Sex Offender Registry

Tue, 2019-01-15 16:09 +0000
Relief for Sex Offenders Retroactively on the New Hampshire Sex Offender Registry   Effective June 6, 2016, in New Hampshire, Tier 2 and Tier 3 sex offenders who were convicted before 1992 have a clear process by which they can seek to be relieved of sex offender registration requirements.     

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From all of us at CCJR - Merry Christmas

Sat, 2018-12-22 18:42 +0000

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Possible Scam Targeting NH Registrants

Wed, 2018-12-12 21:55 +0000

A CCJR member reported that there is a group of scammers targeting people on the State Registry in Dover and likely elsewhere.

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