The Colorado Bureau of Investigation posts a list of registered sex offenders required under the law.
Denver (CBS4 a federal court judge in Denver has called the public sex offender registry buch flirten lernen in Colorado cruel and unusual punishment.
Alison Ruttenberg, the attorney for the sex offenders, told CBS4s Rick Sallinger they were often scarred for life because of all the public information available on the convicted criminals.It contains names, pictures, addresses, descriptions and more and readily available to anyone on the internet.Theres not a single crime in Colorado that has been solved because of the sex offender registry.Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom.Franklin says the registry isnt perfect, but has concerns the law has been around for too long, and this ruling takes into account the impacts on criminals too much.The suit asked only for the three offenders information to be removed.There are still a lot of other sex offenders out there we dont know about, said Brie Franklin, the Executive Director of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
CBS4s Rick Sallinger interviews Alison Ruttenberg, the attorney for the sex offenders (credit: CBS).
August 31, 2017 8:36 PM, by, jeff Todd.
(credit: CBS the judge found the posting of sex offender information to be a violation of two different amendments.
While it might feel safer to have a registry and know where those sex offenders are, those are only offenders who have been caught and convicted and are required to be on the registry.
Offenders made a choice to commit a crime and this is part of that punishment, Franklin said.He wrote that the public has been given the power to inflict punishments beyond those imposed through the court.Sex offenders have probably the lowest recidivism rate of any felon and to single them out for this type of public ridicule and registration is irrational.When in fact we dont know where everybody.I think we always need to keep in mind that victims should have rights too.Making them at risk for vigilantes action to have their houses burned down, beaten up or even killed that is cruel and unusual punishment, Ruttenberg said.Follow him on Twitter @CBS4Jeff.CBS4s Rick Sallinger interviews Brie Franklin, the Executive Director of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (credit: CBS).