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May 18, 2023

Data suggest changes for sex offense policies  

It’s time for a new paradigm in sex offender policies, one that considers real studies by real scientists. 

A small snippet of a police report detailing sex-related charges brought against former Rep. David Stringer. The report was released among more than 400 pages of documents on March 29, 2019, two days after Stringer resigned from the state House of Representatives.
Mar 29, 2019

Police report: Stringer had sex with minors

Former Rep. David Stringer repeatedly invited underage boys into his home for sex, according to records obtained during a House ethics investigation of the recently-resigned lawmaker.

Mar 29, 2019

Sex offenders get chance to end life-long registration under House proposal

State lawmakers are weighing whether to give judges more leeway to eliminate the requirement that certain people register for life as sex offenders.

In this Oct. 5, 2015 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The court’s June 21 ruling allows states to enforce laws requiring many out-of-state businesses to collect taxes on sales made to local residents. PHOTO BY CAROLYN KASTER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Nov 5, 2018

AG takes no bail law to U.S. Supreme Court

The state Attorney General's Office is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a voter-approved provision of the Arizona Constitution which allows accused rapists to be held without bail while awaiting trial.

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Oct 13, 2017

Justices: You can’t jail homeless sex offenders for not registering new address

Registered sex offenders who become homeless can’t be jailed for failing to immediately report their new address to law enforcement, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Jun 14, 2016

State can’t deny bail to accused sex offender, appeals court rules

State laws denying bail to accused sex offenders are unconstitutional, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

Mar 2, 2016

Senator wants to add to sex offender registry

The House Judiciary Committee today voted unanimously for Sen. John Kavanagh’s SB1286, which would expand the lists of persons included on the sexual registry to include Class One offenders. The bill previously passed the full Senate unanimously.

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Dec 17, 2015

Kingman prison sex offenders to go elsewhere for release

Officials with the private prison operator that runs Arizona State Prison-Kingman say sex offenders that are set to be housed at the prison by the end of March will be taken elsewhere before their release.