Sex offenders in Maryland can’t be forced to register in the state’s sex offender registry if they committed their crimes before the database was created in 1995.
Virginia has rejected unsolicited bids by two companies to operate a state facility that detains violent sex offenders for treatment after their sentences are completed.
The Supreme Court will decide whether sex offenders who were released unconditionally before new sex offender registration rules were passed can be prosecuted for not registering.
Virginia authorities are planning to monitor sex offenders while children are out trick-or-treating.
The Courts of Justice Committee endorsed a bill backed by Rep. Gov. Bob McDonnell to impose a mandatory life prison term for anyone tried as an adult and convicted of raping a child under the age of 13.
Sex offenders were granted a pass by the Supreme Court yesterday. When it comes to moving across state lines, a large portion of offenders will not have to notify the new state. Justice Scalia disagrees with the decision.