A New Jersey state appeals court on Tuesday ruled that paroled sex offenders can be barred from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social networking platforms.
A jury decided Wednesday that former New York Gov. George Pataki did not violate sex offenders’ rights by authorizing a program to involuntarily commit them to mental institutions after they completed their sentences.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki testified Tuesday about how more than 100 sex offenders came to be institutionalized after they finished their prison sentences.
On Monday Vallone will introduce a resolution to the City Council that will call for a ‘wall of shame’; pictures of convicted sex offenders would be posted in the stations where attacks have occurred, and in stations near the offenders’ homes.
Suffolk County lawmakers have voted unanimously to move 38 homeless sex offenders out of two construction trailers, and place them in scattered locations throughout the county.
A new New York state proposal would require criminal background checks to keep sex offenders from acquiring jobs at senior care facilities.
Parents that spoke with CBS 2′s Hazel Sanchez said they strongly support tougher laws banning offenders from children’s departments, though many question how legislation would be enforced.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Tuesday announced a five-point plan prescribing tougher penalties for sexual predators.
A New York law is credited with removing 24,000 sex offenders from Internet social networking sites nationwide.
Supervisor Steve Bellone says two missing sex offenders in his town are evidence of the need for government re-examination for sex offender verification procedures.
The scariest thing about Halloween is the possibility of sex offenders attacking children as they go trick-or-treating.