An urgent notice

According to its Rules of Practice and Procedure, the United States Sentencing Commission has once again issued the federally required notice requesting immediate public comment on its proposed sentencing policy issues for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2015. Therefore,…

International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking (HR 4573): Misguided and ineffective policy

On May 20, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed the International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking, HR 4573 (IML) by voice vote. It is now awaiting action by the Senate. IML is a misguided attempt to address…