Supreme Court of Kentucky Reaffirms Public Policy Claim Must Have “Employment Related Nexus” to Support Wrongful Discharge Suit  The National Law ReviewIn Marshall v. Montaplast of North America, Inc., Kentucky Supreme Court held a cause of action for wrongful termination based on a violation of public policy ...

Jeffrey Epstein enjoyed unprecedented freedom during his 13-month jail term, but nobody will say why  INSIDERJeffrey Epstein was granted a six-day-a-week work-release during his 13-month jail term 2008, which he served after pleading guilty to procuring a person under ...

New crime reform laws start today; Here's what you need to know  Anchorage PressStarting today, new criminal justice reform legislation goes into effect. House Bill 49 was signed into law by Governor Michael Dunleavy and addresses the many ...

Male child preference is back, with a vengeance  The Financial ExpressIndia's declining total fertility ratio (TFR), in both rural and urban areas, may be good news, but read along with the sex-ratio at birth (SRB), the country may be ...

Jenean Hampton’s former aide, who was investigating Matt Bevin, appeals her firing  Courier JournalAdrienne Southworth files appeal with Personnel Board asking it to declare her firing by Bevin administration invalid and restore her to the job.

Texas reneging: States expansion of sex-offender laws challenged  Austin American-StatesmanAt least four sex offenders in Texas have floated a new argument that has earned early legal victories. When the Beaumont police detective called him in 2014, ...

New sheriff in town: Repeal of SB 91 signed into law  Must Read AlaskaWhile the Alaska Legislature had a wholly unproductive day working in two “sessions,” 800 miles apart, Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy fulfilled one of his campaign ...

All the decisions the Supreme Court made in 2019  Business InsiderThe current Supreme Court is one of the most closely watched in history after President Donald Trump successfully appointed two justices.

Ex-Sex Offender Registry head sues | Local News  The Salem NewsSALEM — The former executive director of the Sex Offender Registry Board, forced out of her job in 2014 by then-Gov. Deval Patrick over the agency's handling ...

Fann removes key roadblock to sex offender registration bill • Arizona Mirror  Arizona MirrorHouse Speaker Rusty Bowers' bill to allow some people to petition to stop registering as a sex offender is back on track after his counterpart in the Senate gave it ...

CNN investigation exposes preventable deaths and dangerous care in jails and prisons across the country  CNNBehind bars, they beg for medical attention from a giant government contractor. For some, help doesn't come – or it comes too late. A look at Correct Care ...

Hospitals fail to give info on pregnant women  Times of IndiaHYDERABAD: In a landmark judgment earlier this year, the Supreme Court had said that non-maintenance/incomplete Form F under the Pre-Conception and Pr.

Sex-offender registry laws discriminate against mentally ill, court rules  CityNewsOntario's top court has thrown out parts of laws requiring lifelong sex-offender registration as unconstitutional.

7th Circuit rules DOC sex offender program violates Constitution  Indiana LawyerFinding the disclosures provide information that any law enforcement agent “would love to have,” the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Indiana's ...

To achieve sex ratio of 952, 120 sent behind bars in three years  Times of IndiaWith 952 girls for every 1000 boys, Kurukshetra has plonked itself in the second position in Haryana — Panchkula, with 969, stands first. But the Kur.

Rape victim slams state as repeat sex offender sentenced to seven life sentences  KATUA rape victim talked exclusively with KATU Wednesday before a judge sentenced the repeat sex offender who raped her to seven life sentences. She said the ...

ERISA Newsletter - Second Quarter 2019 | Proskauer Rose LLP  JD SupraEditor's Overview - As the summer heats up, so too has the U.S. Supreme Court's docket for next term where it has already agreed to hear three ERISA cases ...

Second Chances for a Sex Offender?  American TheatreCyrano's Theatre, and Anchorage's small theatre community, respond to a thorny casting controversy.

Living with a label  The Register-GuardNo matter their regrets or time served, 187 Lane County adult sex offenders who committed a crime as a child have no recourse for registry relief.

More than 100 Southern Baptist youth pastors convicted or charged in sex crimes  Houston Chronicle Published Feb. 13, 2019. Third of six parts. Chad Foster, a former firefighter from Missouri, arrived in Texas soon after his divorce and with his 30th birthday fast ...

Sex offender registry changes; reduced jail term to avoid deportation could be up for debate  Middletown PressHARTFORD — With less than two weeks to the end of the legislative session, the state Sentencing Commission is asking Senate leaders to bring two potentially ...

Zipping into statutes: Overview of new laws for 2019  Indiana LawyerRep. Sean Eberhart likely created a first in Indiana Statehouse history when he zipped down the aisle of the House of Representatives on an electric scooter.

Lawmaker says fired Hampton aide wanted to protect sex offenders; Southworth denies claim  Courier JournalA Kentucky legislator says he met with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton's fired aide, Adrienne Southworth, and alleges the deputy advocated for expanding parole ...

Divided COA: Amendment bars sex offender from son's school activities  Indiana LawyerA registered sex offender previously able to attend his son's school activities per a trial court-granted request was denied that exception Monday when the ...

Level 3 sex offender released near park, library, left off public website for 3 days  KATUThe Benton County Sheriff's Office said 34-year-old Timothy Mross, a level three sex offender, was released in Corvallis Monday to the Benton County Transition ...

Sex offender's rights not violated by registration extension  Indiana LawyerAn Allen County sex offender's constitutional rights were not violated when the period of time he was required to register as a sex offender was extended under a ...

He admitted to one huge mistake. But he didn’t want to be branded a sex offender for life  Fresno BeeLifetime registration as a sex offender could finally end for many charged with lesser crimes under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday.

Sentencing Commission Makes Last-Minute Plea To Senate  CT News JunkieHARTFORD, CT — With less than two weeks to the end of the legislative session, the state Sentencing Commission is asking Senate leaders to bring two ...

Benefits Counselor – June 2019 Update - Employment and HR - United States  Mondaq News AlertsIn Revenue Procedure 2019-20 (Rev. Proc. 2019-20), the Internal Revenue *Service* (IRS) announced it will accept determination letter applications for ...

Nebraska registered sex offender accused of abusing girl  Lincoln Journal StarBELLEVUE — A 34-year-old registered Nebraska sex offender has been accused of having a 13-year-old out-of-state girl transported across state lines to his ...

Minnesota sex offender program guard accused of sex with patient  MPR NewsA security guard at the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program in St. Peter is accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient.

Court ruling frees local sexual predator from GPS monitoring  Newnan Times-HeraldA recent decision by the Georgia Supreme Court will now allow one sexual predator in Coweta to remove his ankle monitor. On Monday, The Georgia Supreme ...

Registration for same-sex couples starts Friday | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaipei, May 23 (CNA) Taiwan's government said it is ready to process the marriage registrations of same-sex couples which begins on Friday.

More than 250 same-sex couples to register ma...  Taiwan NewsMore than 250 same-sex couples are waiting in line to be registered as spouses at government household affairs agencies around Taiwan after it became the ...

Malaysia morning news for July 18  AEC News TodayAll the #Malaysia #news you need to know for July 18, 2019. Malaysia English news, Malaysia business news, Malaysia news today, Malaysia latest news, ...

Utah DOC fires company that counsels sex offender inmates  KUTV 2News(KUTV) It's a taxpayer funded program that was at the center of a scathing audit a year ago.The Utah Department of Corrections has been making changes, but ...

COA: Sex offender registration is mandatory collateral consequence  Indiana LawyerDespite arguing his guilty plea did not include a sex offense, a Steuben County man will have to remain on the state's sex offender registry after the Indiana ...

Malaysia morning news for July 11  AEC News TodayAll the #Malaysia #news you need to know for July 11, 2019. Malaysia English news, Malaysia business news, Malaysia news today, Malaysia latest news, ...

Ex-counselor claims psychiatric hospital fired him for reports about sex offender workers  The Union LeaderFrancis D. Smith's suit accuses the hospital of wrongful termination and retaliation under the Whistleblower Act and alleges that the facility failed to address his ...

Southern Baptists have been immersed in their own sex abuse scandals. Now, they’re debating their response.  Washington PostLeaders like Southern Baptist Convention President JD Greear have sought to make the issue front and center at a meeting in Birmingham.

What Employers Need To Know About Labor Regulations In The Republic Of Panama - Employment and HR - Panama  Mondaq News AlertsPanama's Labor Code, in effect since April 1972, with some changes in the last years, regulates the relationship between capital and labor, based on the ...

Amended lawsuit challenges Nevada law governing registration of sex offenders  Las Vegas Review-JournalAn amended lawsuit has been filed challenging a 2007 Nevada law governing registration and community notification of sex offenders and seeking to block its ...

Court orders changes to sex-offender registry laws regarding accused ruled not criminally responsible  The Lawyer's DailyWithin a year, anyone who is found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder (NCRMD) for a sexual offence and receives an absolute discharge ...

How felons can register to vote in Florida under new Amendment 4 bill  Tampa Bay TimesAfter Florida voters passed Amendment 4, voting rights suddenly became available to felons across the state. But a bill passed by lawmakers, which the Gov.

The Vote To Terminate Trump's National Emergency Is More Than Symbolic, Even If Trump Vetos It  Above the LawThe Senate is set to vote Thursday on the House resolution to terminate Donald Trump's national emergency. The resolution should pass, as enough ...

Belleville man sues state's attorney, officials for $10M over sex offender registration  Madison County RecordBELLEVILLE – A convicted sex offender who claims he was innocent is suing St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly and state officials for $5 million in ...

Multnomah County 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety List  Portland, OR PatchMultnomah County 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Map - Portland, OR - There are 188 registered sex offenders currently living in Multnomah County. For the ...

Winnebago County on the hook to pay for placement of sex offender  The Oshkosh NorthwesternWinnebago County is considering a $100000 proposal to put a mobile home for a violent sex offender on county land or else face $1110 a day in fines.

Who is Blake Brickman? Meet the players in the Bevin-Hampton administration's civil war  Courier JournalThe divide in Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is widening, as controversy surrounds the termination of Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton's aide.

Convicted sex offender back in jail on new charges involving a child  inForney.comKAUFMAN, Texas — A previously convicted child sex offender is behind bars at the Kaufman county jail on new charges of sexual assault of a child and ...

Judge Denies End of Sex-Offender Probation For Ex-Matanzas Teacher Who Had Sex With Student | FlaglerLive  FlaglerLive.comFlagler County Circuit Court Terence Perkins this week denied ex-Matanzas High School teacher James Wolfe's request for an early termination of his probation.

Can You Fire Someone For Being A Sex Offender?  JD SupraIt happens more often than you think. An employee in good standing is “outed” as being listed on a sex offender registry. His/her coworkers are up in arms.

Planned Parenthood sites across Ohio receive notice of state funding termination  cleveland.comPlanned Parenthood locations across Ohio on Thursday received notice from the Ohio Department of Health that their state funding will end next month.

Second victim alleges child sexual abuse at hands of paroled Lincoln sex offender  Lincoln Journal StarA Lincoln man paroled on a child sexual abuse conviction faces a new felony assault charge after a second victim reported he abused her as a child, according ...

Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV  Huntington Herald DispatchHUNTINGTON - West Virginia's intensive supervision office, which employs dozens of officers who have spent nearly a decade herding hundreds of sex ...

Courts Decide Cases Relating to Lifetime GPS Tracking of Sex Offenders | Courts Decide Cases Relating to Lifetime GPS Tracking of Sex Offenders  WisBarMay 30, 2018 – In two recent cases, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals rejected challenges related to lifetime global positioning ...

Here's why some Louisiana sex offenders eligible for early release have to stay in prison  The AdvocateMore than 400 Louisiana prisoners who are otherwise eligible for early release can't leave correctional facilities because they are unable to find an approved ...

University professor fired for having sex with 2 female students must be reinstated, Pa. court rules  lehighvalleylive.comConcluding he didn't violate any school policy, a state appeals court panel has backed the reinstatement of a Bloomsburg University professor who was fired for ...

Bill would limit sex offenders' access to churches on school property  Indiana LawyerSerious sex offenders who attend church on a property that also houses an educational institution would be restricted in the amount of time they can spend at ...

Justices to decide if sex offender dad can go to son's school activities  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Supreme Court must decide if a Howard County father can attend his son's school activities despite his serious sex offender status after hearing ...

Abuse of Faith: Missionaries left trail of abuse, but leaders stayed quiet  Houston Chronicle Published May 31, 2019. Fourth of six parts. George Thomas Wade Jr. had been spreading the gospel as a missionary on African training farms and in bush ...

Detective investigating Catholic Rev. DeLand sex-abuse case is terminated  MLive.com"I will never be deterred from doing the right thing, regardless of the costs associated with doing what is right."

Former San Angelo teacher pleads 'no contest' to child sexual assault during tense hearing  Standard-TimesTensions ran high during a hearing for a former San Angelo teacher who pleaded no contest to charges he sexually assaulted a child in her bedroom.

Raised on the Registry | The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US  Human Rights WatchJacob C. was 11 years old and living in Michigan when he was tried in juvenile court for touching, without penetrating, his sister's genitals. Found guilty of one ...

Sex Offenders Say Illinois Parole System Is Broken  Courthouse News ServiceCHICAGO (CN) – More than 4,000 sex offenders in Illinois face effective life sentences despite a court granting them parole because of restrictions on where ...

Brian Gomes wrongful termination suit enters discovery phase  SouthCoastToday.comNEW BEDFORD — Hearings have started in the discovery phase of Councilor-at-large Brian Gomes' wrongful termination suit against Southcoast Health ...

UW-Madison professor at center of sexual harassment investigation retires  Madison.comA UW-Madison professor who students and staff accused of inappropriately touching, staring and commenting in a pattern of sexual harassment going back ...

Judge reviews motion to get Richmond off sex offender registry  WTRFMa'Lik Richmond returned to Jefferson County juvenile court Thursday morning after filing a motion of declassification.

Correctional officers gone wrong: A breakdown of firings by prisons across South Carolina  Greenville NewsMore than 100 correctional officers were fired from South Carolina prisons in the 16-month period that spanned from January 2017 to April 2018, according to ...

State police warn of phone scam targeting sex offenders  Laredo Morning TimesHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Police is warning registered sex offenders about a telephone scam that targets them for fraud. State police ...

Professor fighting termination based on nearly 30-year-old sexual abuse conviction  PennLive.comWILLIAMSPORT -- A crime committed nearly 30 years ago brought an abrupt end to the academic career of a math department chair and he now wants a state ...

Branson sexual abuse probe implicates 4 ex-staffers  Marin Independent JournalThree former athletic coaches and a former college counselor at the Branson School in Ross were accused of sexual misconduct involving former students from ...

Strong board grapples with sex-offender housing limits  Lewiston Sun JournalSTRONG — Selectmen are facing a request from townspeople to prohibit registered sex offenders from living in specific areas of town. The request was made ...

DCS case featuring sex with case manager reversed | 2018-09-11  Indiana LawyerFor the second time in less than a week, Indiana trial courts and the Department of Child Services have been chastised for denying due process in termination of ...

In the age of #MeToo, Baltimore's small performing arts groups grapple with sexual misconduct accusations  Baltimore SunAccusations or revelations of past sexual misconduct by leaders of three small local arts groups have sent tremors through Baltimore's performing arts ...

Details on Iain Kidd’s crimes, conviction, and termination from Bloody Elbow  Bloody ElbowHere are the details on Iain Kidd's criminal conviction and dismissal from Bloody Elbow.

98 percent of registered sex offenders left off Oregon's public offender registry  KATUTUALATIN, Ore. -- Does a registered sex offender live in your neighborhood?After reporting several recent sex offender arrests, KATU's On Your Side ...

In Alabama — where lawmakers banned abortion for rape victims — rapists’ parental rights are protected  The Washington PostAlabama is one of only two states that don't bar rapists from having custody of children conceived by their assaults.

Botswana decriminalizes homosexuality  QuartzThere is now one fewer country where homosexuality is a crime. The High Court of Botswana today (June 11) struck down colonial era penal codes that made ...

5 fired in Walton County Sheriffs Office sex scandal  Gainesville SunDeFUNIAK SPRINGS — A sex scandal at the Walton County Sheriff's Office has cost five employees their jobs.Communications Officer Mikaylah Coone, Sgt.

Tucson police officer traded sex for overlooking arrest warrant, court record says  Arizona Daily StarA Tucson police officer facing criminal charges and termination traded a sex-act for not arresting a woman on an outstanding warrant, a court document shows.

Judges find 2015 law unconstitutional as applied to registered sex offender  Indiana LawyerA 2015 law meant to prohibit certain sex offenders from entering school property is unconstitutional as it applies to a Howard County man who has already ...

The Reckoning of Morris Dees and the Southern Poverty Law Center  The New YorkerBob Moser writes on the Southern Poverty Law Center firing its co-founder and longtime mastermind Morris Dees, after years of allegations of sexual ...

A Lyft Driver With A Criminal Record Was Charged With Rape. So Why Was He Even Behind The Wheel?  BuzzFeed NewsThe world's largest background check company screens job applicants for thousands of companies — but employees describe a process prone to errors that ...

The firing of Lt. Gov. Hampton's aide has sparked a GOP civil war in Kentucky. Here's how  Courier JournalA tweet from Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton about "dark forces" in the Bevin administration has sparked a Republican civil war in Kentucky over the firing of ...

KHTS Updates Santa Clarita Megan's Law Sex Offender Map  KHTS RadioKHTS just updated its Santa Clarita sex offender database and map, a community *service* the station publishes throughout the year to inform residents.

Megan's Law and Your Business, Anti-Discrimination Policies Article  Inc.comWhat employers need to know about the new national sex offender registry.

Female guard at sex offender centre accused of having sex with patient  Edmonton SunMANKATO, Minn. — A security guard at the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program in St. Peter is accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient.

Nexlink must face fired worker's sex harassment retaliation claim  Indiana LawyerNexlink, a “solutions provider” for AT&T, has lost its bid for summary judgment and must face a former employee's claims that she was fired in retaliation for filing ...

Sex offender statute to come before Supreme Court  Indiana LawyerA sex offender convicted in 2010 must make his case to the Indiana Supreme Court as to why a 2015 law should not bar him from attending his son's school ...

New law in Indiana prohibits sex offenders from moving near their victims  South Bend TribuneShe was sexually assaulted by her next-door neighbor. Once he was released from police custody, the 18-year-old survivor from Michigan City felt stuck as her ...

EXCLUSIVE: Registered sex offenders live in NYCHA despite rule barring them from public housing  New York Daily NewsRegistered sex offenders aren't allowed to live in public housing - but at NYCHA, they've managed to move right in, a stunning report to be released Tuesday ...

5 fired in Sheriffs Office sex scandal  The Northwest Florida Daily NewsDeFUNIAK SPRINGS — A sex scandal at the Walton County Sheriff's Office has cost five employees their jobs.Communications Officer Mikaylah Coone, Sgt.

Security guard at sex offender treatment centre accused of having sex with patient  Global NewsA security guard at a sex offender treatment facility has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient.

How one man removed himself from the sex-offender registry  Macleans.caThe perpetrator's name is shielded by a publication ban, a measure put in place to protect the identity of his victim. Only his initials—J.M.S.—can be printed here.

Hidden Sex Offenders: Oregon falling far behind on registry overhaul  KATUOregon has the most sex offenders per capita in the country, but only lists about 2 percent of them on the state's public website.The state is working to overhaul ...

Sexual abuse probe at private Marin school implicates 4 ex-staffers  East Bay TimesThree former athletic coaches and a former college counselor at the Branson School in Ross were accused of sexual misconduct involving former students from ...

Justices to decide if sex offender's internet restriction unconstitutional  Indiana LawyerAfter being convicted of incest with his teenage niece, a Tippecanoe County man's sentence contained several probationconditions, including a prohibition on ...

Jury rules city discriminated against former CMPD officer based on sex  WSOC CharlotteA federal jury partially sided with the former CMPD officer, who sued the city of Charlotte for discrimination.

Ex-deputy avoids jail time: Pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with female jail inmates  Peninsula Daily NewsPORT ANGELES — A former Clallam County corrections deputy who had sexual contact with female county jail inmates will serve three months on electronic ...