The intention of this post is to provide a comprehensive set of links and documents related to the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. I have also added the key links in this post to a list on the side of this page under the heading "Adam Walsh Act Resources." In addition, I have added a new category that I will be using from now on titled "Adam Walsh Act." This post updates and replaces my previous post found here. If there are any links or documents which you think should be added to this page, please email me and let me know. Here are the links and documents:
The text of the Act is here.
The DOJ proposed guidelines for the Act are here (added 5/18/07).
The White House fact sheet about the Act.
A memorandum sent by the Department of Homeland Security about the Act.
These are memorandum about the Act prepared by the Office of Defender Services in chronological order (please read in reverse chronological order to get the newest materials first):
These are documents about the Act that have been prepared by various states:
The Act's Wiki page.
An analysis of the Act by PASentencing.org.
A memoradum by the National Juvenile Justice Network about the Act's effects on Juveniles.
A page by the National Conference of State Legislatures about the Act.
These are links to posts here at Sex Crimes about the Act:
My summaries of court opinions concerning the Act's registration requirements
My summaries of court opinions concerning the Act's civil commtiment provisions
My summaries of court opinions concerning the Act's bail restrictions
My summaries of court opinions concerning the Act's limits on defense access to evidence
Posts about the Templeton case in Oklahoma
Testimony by the Attorney General about the Act
A post about Professor Wayne Logan's article in the National Law Journal about the Act.
A post about the Summer 2007 issue of The Doing Time Times articles about the Act.