As the opening lines of Law and Order: SVU claim, “In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous.”
Although this is true, and our state – like the rest of the country – takes sex offenses Continue reading
Most law-abiding citizens don’t understand how extensive the child porn industry is – both throughout the country and the world. Or how much of the industry involves very young children – including toddlers.
However, the most shocking revelation for North Continue reading
While a sexual relationship with a teacher is innocently portrayed as the subject of countless fantasies in music, movies, and television, the real life consequences of hooking up with a student are not so glamorous. Recently, a teacher at Davie Continue reading
Being convicted as a sex offender is unlike any other criminal conviction. For the rest of your life, your rights are severely limited and you have obligations to law enforcement. Each state has different limitations, including restrictions on where you Continue reading
There are already strict restrictions on anyone who has been convicted of a sex offense in our state, no matter how severe the offense was or how long it has been since the offense was committed.
Well, North Carolina is Continue reading
If you want to easily find housing, a job, or receive federal assistance, you need to stay off the North Carolina sex offender registry.
The sex offender registry is a public list that will follow you and for the rest Continue reading
Sex offenders, especially those who commit acts against children, are often seen as the lowest kind of criminal. They are targeted for life, rarely getting the chance to put the past in the past and move on.
Most states in Continue reading
At the beginning of November, the North Carolina Supreme Court rejected a First Amendment challenge to a provision of state law that prohibits registered sex offenders from using Facebook and other social media sites that children under 18 can join. Continue reading
That’s how experts are describing North Carolina’s problem with child pornography. According to a report from the Charlotte Observer, local law enforcement officials have identified 14,000 computers in our state featuring illegal images of young children Continue reading
When discussing America’s educators with reporters from WNCN, State Superintendent June Atkinson maintained, “99 percent-plus of our teachers behave in a very ethical manner.” That number may be true, but the small percentage of teachers that do taken advantage Continue reading