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James H. Maynard, Esq. was one of sixteen talented attorneys and experts from around the country who was invited to give a presentation at the Sex Crimes Seminar in Las Vegas in November 2018. The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer (NACDL) sponsors the annual event. Every year over 450 defense lawyers attend the seminar. Seminar […]
In United States v. Holena, the Third Circuit Court concluded that a district court can NOT impose a blanket computer and Internet ban on a sex offender. In the present case, the defendant, a convicted sex offender, was prohibited from using internet accessible devices as a condition of parole. The district court convicted Holena […]
The NJ Supreme Court issued a landmark decision relating to child sex abuse cases in State v. J.L.G., Docket No. A-50, 078718 (2018). The Court held that expert witnesses cannot present testimony about “Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome” (known as “CSAAS”) at trial. If you went to trial in NJ and were convicted of sex offense, this decision […]
A little over a year ago, in Commonwealth v. Muniz, the PA Supreme Court ruled that SORNA may not be applied to those who committed sex offenses before SORNA became law. In February, the PA Legislature amended SORNA, attempting to “correct” the unconstitutional portions of SORNA. This led to the enactment of “Act 10.” However, PA courts […]
In a recent victory for Maynard Law Office, LLC, the NJ Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s decision denying our client’s motion to end his Community Supervision for Life (CSL) obligations. In the case, In re Registrant B.B., James H. Maynard, Esq., managing member of Maynard Law Office, LLC, won the CSL appeal. The appeals court […]
Recently, the NJ Appellate Division published a decision that could benefit many registered sex offenders. It affects the ability of certain sex offenders to get off Megan’s Law. In the case, In the Matter of Registrant, G.H. and G.A., the court ruled that a certain bars to petition for removal from the registry could not […]