Reason.com | March 22, 2016
Federal Judge Stops Nebraska From Forcing 13-Year-Old to Register as a Sex Offender
He committed his offense when he was 11.
By Jacob Sullum
Yesterday a federal judge said Nebraska may not force a 13-year-old boy to register as a sex offender based on a crime he committed at age 11 in Minnesota, where he was adjudicated as a juvenile.
NBCNews.com | Feb. 1, 2016
Judge Gives Man 5 Days for Child Porn, Rails Against Harsh Sentences
BY TRACY CONNOR
A Brooklyn man who faced 10 years for downloading child pornography was sentenced to five days by a federal judge who sharply criticized punishment guidelines for failing to distinguish between dangerous offenders and those who pose little threat. U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein wrote a 98-page decision explaining why he bypassed the guidelines…
Federal court decision: United States vs. R.V.