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Sex Offender Registration, Notification, and Restriction Laws

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines sex offender registration, notification, and restriction laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws—now long-defunct efforts by a number of states to ... More


Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter deals with sexually violent predator (SVP) laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws, which lie in what were once known as “sexual psychopath” laws—long-abandoned ... More


Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Charles Patrick Ewing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Over the past quarter century Congress, state legislatures, and the courts have radically reshaped America's laws dealing with sex offenders in an effort to reduce the prevalence of sex offenses. ... More


Interest Groups and Crime Politics at the State Level

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The primary focus of this chapter is the relationship between group interests and the legislative policy process in Pennsylvania. In striking similarity to the situation in Congress, criminal justice ... More


Epilogue

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. Over the past two decades or so, federal, state, and local governments have waged a so-called “war on sex offenders.” Legislators and policymakers have ... More


When Is a Rapist a Sex Offender?: Sex Offender Registration and Notification Statutes

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines sex offender registration and community notification (SORCN) laws. It explores how local legal cultures and pre-existing prosecutorial attitudes toward sex crimes influence the ... More


When Is a Rapist a Sex Offender?: Sex Offender Registration and Notification Statutes

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines sex offender registration and community notification (SORCN) laws. It explores how local legal cultures and pre-existing prosecutorial attitudes toward sex crimes influence the ... More


Introduction

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a review of data on sex offenses and sex offenders in the United States over the past twenty years and a discussion of the “emerging criminal war on sex ... More


“This Individual May or May Not Be on the Megan’s Law Registry”: The Sex Offender Label’s Impact on Reentry

Jamie J. Fader and Abigail R. Henson

in Beyond Recidivism: New Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479862726
eISBN:
9781479877775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862726.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

To examine the unique experiences of reentry for those with a sex offender label, this chapter presents an in-depth case study of “Tony,” who pled guilty to statutory sexual assault at age nineteen. ... More


Is It Really Ethical to Prescribe Antiandrogens to Sex Offenders to Decrease Their Risk of Recidivism?

Christopher James Ryan

in Neurointerventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190651145
eISBN:
9780190651169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651145.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Many jurisdictions have laws that allow convicted sex offenders to be given antiandrogens as a component of sentencing. In other jurisdictions legislation facilitates the voluntary use of ... More


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