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In case you hadn’t heard, the fight to remove sex workers required to register as sex offenders in Louisiana solely for a CANS conviction has been a success!!
This past Tuesday (June 11 2013), U.S District Judge Martin Feldman approved the settlement agreement between the Center for Constitutional Rights and Louisiana Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell’s office that will remove approximately 700 individuals from the sex offender registry who had been required to register solely because of a Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) conviction. Continue reading
She met a couple friends in New Orleans to vacation/work. The friends changed their flights to come home the 7th instead but Jess decided to stay till her original departure date (10th). Wednesday 2/6/13 the friends supposedly had an argument and when Jessica allegedly kicked them out of the room (late wed/early thurs)they went to the airport to wait for their flight. But she checked into the Le Petit Motel on Tulane Ave thurs/fri. The desk clerk remembers talking to her sat to confirm she was staying again. He says he also saw her walk across the street to the bar shortly after noon sat. Jessica never returned for her things. Her family here in Des Moines haven’t talked to her since Tuesday 2/5/13.
26-year old transgendered female Milan Boudreaux (who investigators say had “a history of prostitution”) and her partner Akeem Boudreaux found shot to death Thursday inside her Metairie apartment.