A-G's Request for Stay Filed With U.S. Supreme Court

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office has no idea how long it might take for the U.S. Supreme Court to grant or deny a stay request filed yesterday regarding the state’s sex offender law. Attorney General Jack Conway filed the stay ahead of an appeal to a ruling last month from the Kentucky Supreme Court. The… Continue reading A-G's Request for Stay Filed With U.S. Supreme Court

Residency Restrictions Eased for Some KY Sex Offenders

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that Kentucky sex offenders who committed their crime before July 2006 are free to live anywhere they want, and this week denied a stay in the ruling while it’s appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. A northern Kentucky convicted sex offender challenged a 2006 law by the General Assembly… Continue reading Residency Restrictions Eased for Some KY Sex Offenders

New Law Allows Some Sex Offenders Onto School Campuses

A new law that goes into effect later this week will allow convicted sex offenders onto school property with written permission from the school’s principal. Education Department spokesperson Lisa Gross the previous law simply prevented sex offenders from being anywhere near a school, with no exceptions. The new law provides a few exceptions. “If a… Continue reading New Law Allows Some Sex Offenders Onto School Campuses