DOJ publishes proposed new SORNA regulations; aim is to “enhance the enforcement of registration”

As the DOJ explains, the proposed rule “will facilitate enforcement of SORNA’s registration requirements through prosecution of non-compliant sex offenders under 18 U.S.C. 2250. By providing a comprehensive articulation of SORNA’s registration requirements in regulations addressed to sex offenders, it will provide a more secure basis for prosecution of sex offenders who engage in knowing… Read More

Wait, what about sex offender registration obligations?

Here is a link to the notice that went up on the Oregon State Police website with advice for people who have imminent reporting obligations. TLDR: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, as of March 23rd, 2020, ALL sex offender reporting for registration will be taken by phone. There will be NO in-person registrations until… Read More