By Christopher Zoukis The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ordered a lower court to clarify several conditions imposed upon a sex offender as part of his supervised release following a term of imprisonment. Fernando DaSilva pleaded guilty to violating the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), 18 U.S.C. §…

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By Chris Zoukis On at least 601 occasions in the first three months of 2014, men who appeared at the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to register as sex offenders were turned away, because police were too busy to register them.  On numerous occasions, the would-be registrants were later arrested for failing to comply with the…

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