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"After 17 Days on the Lam, Former Maine Prosecutor Is Arrested in New Mexico," by Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal, December 4, 2012.

"California: Sex-Offender Ban in Parks Is Struck Down," by Ian Lovett, The New York Times, November 28, 2012.

"Suit Contests Limits on Online Activities of Sex Offenders," by Norimitsu Onishi, The New York Times, November 17, 2012.

"Federal Judge Blocks Internet Disclosure Mandate in Voter-Approved Sex Trafficking Law," by Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal, November 8, 2012.

"D.C. Circuit Examines Computer Use Restraints in Child Exploitation Case," The Blog of LegalTimes, November 5, 2012.

"Pennsylvania Passes Juvenile Sexting Law, Which Some Say Goes Too Far," by Stephanie Francis Ward, ABA Journal, October 23, 2012.

"Should Young Sex Offenders Get Different Treatment?" by Paul Demko, The Crime Report, October 10, 2012.

"Child Porn in P2P Share Folder Is Smut Distribution, Appeals Court Says," by David Kravets, Wired, October 8, 2012.

"Prop. 83 violates sex parolees' rights," SF Gate, September, 14, 2012.

'“I am a Sex Offender — For Life”,' The Agitator, September 6, 2012.

"Indiana’s Sex Offender Registry Violates Registrants’ Due Process Rights, Appeals Court Says," ABA Journal, August 30, 2012.

"Split Panel Upholds Coach's 30-Year Term on Child Porn Charges," New York Law Journal, August 29, 2012.

"Texas rethinks law making repeat prostitution a felony," statesman.com, August 26, 2012.

"What Are the Lessons from the Penn State Scandal?," PBS News Hour, July 12, 2012.

"Imposter attorney catches a break on his sentence," Law.com, June 12, 2012.

"City Plans to Target Cabdrivers Who Join in Sex Trafficking," The New York Times, June 12, 2012.

"Judge hears fight to sex offenders' Facebook ban," Associated Press, June 1, 2012.

"Public-Place Laws Tighten Rein on Sex Offenders," The New York Times, May 30, 2012.

"Child porn viewers share guilt of creators, purveyors," The News Tribune, May 1, 2012.

"Prison Officials Go After Masturbating Prisoners," NBC, April 27, 2012.

"Are sex offense laws too broad?" Stateline, April 19, 2012.

"NY Moves to Ban Sex Offenders from Online Video Games," NBC New York, April 5, 2012.

"Ohio Supreme Court finds required juve sex offender registration unconstitutional on numerous grounds," Sentencing Law and Policy, April 3, 2012.

"Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down teacher-student sex law," Arkansas Online, March 29, 2012.

"Sexual predators rarely committed under Justice program," USA TODAY, March 19, 2012.

"Reason.tv: How Sex Offender Registries Fail Us," Reason, March 14, 2012

"Miami sex-crime offenders camp on slab of sidewalk in Shorecrest," Miami Herald, March 11, 2012.

"Fascinating DOJ testimony to US Sentencing Commission about child porn sentencing," Sentencing Law and Policy, February 15, 2012.

"Appeals courts overturns injunction on Adam Walsh legislation," Carson Now, February 11, 2012.

"Man stuck between clashing sex offender registration laws," The Agusta Chronicle, February 11, 2012.

"Adam Walsh Act reignites debate over sex offender policies," StateNewsOnline, February 3, 2012.

"Sympathy for the devil," Arkansas Times, January 25, 2012.

"Should Teens Be Jailed for Sex Offenses? A Growing Parental Rebellion Says No," The Daily Beast, January 25, 2012.

"Out of 747,408 Registered Sex Offenders, How Many Are Actually Dangerous?" Reason, January 23, 2012.

"Child Sexual Abuse: The Devil We Know vs. the Devil We Don’t," The Crime Report, January 17, 2012

"North Dakota, Minnesota not complying with sex offender law," Inforum, January 14, 2012.

"Little outcry over loss of sex offender list funds," World-Herald Bureau, January 11, 2012. 

"Child-on-child sex abuse poses complex challenges," Associated Press, January 8, 2012. 

"States struggle with national sex offender law," Stateline, January 6, 2012.

"State Opts Out of Compliance With Adam Walsh Act," New York Law Journal, October 7, 2011.

"Justice Department Announces Four More Jurisdictions Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act," PR Newswire, May 12, 2011

"Reformers blast sex offender legislation," Illinois Times, May 5, 2011

"States Resist Federal Sex-Offender Registry," The Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2011

"Illinois bill would pare sex offender list," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 28, 2011

"Colorado may skip offer of federal grant and stick with own sex-offender standards," The Denver Post, February 27, 2011

 "Picking out predators? Sex list no help," Wood TV, February 17, 2011

"Texas in final stages to allow some sex offenders to deregister from list," Midland Reporter-Telegram, February 5, 2011

"Civil confinement of sex offenders costs state $175,000 apiece," Democrat and Chronicle, December 26, 2010

"Reclassifying sex offenders sends courts into chaos," Dayton Daily News, July 21, 2010

"Sex offender reclassifications will take months," Dayton Daily News, July 20, 2010

"U.S. Supreme Court says sexually dangerous inmates can be kept in prison," The Associated Press, May 17, 2010

"Montgomery County judge goes easy on child sex offenders," The Washington Post, May 16, 2010

"'Sexts’ Lead to Felony Child Porn Case Against High School Student, 17," ABA Journal, May 5, 2010

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