Category: Constitutionality

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Category: Constitutionality WIN in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — A federal judge Monday found unconstitutional Pleasant Prairie’s initial ordinance that largely banned registered child sex offenders from residing in the village. The village amended its ordinance three months after the offenders filed suit in June 2016, but U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller ruled that did not make moot the issues the offenders raised with the first ordinance.

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Category: Constitutionality Constitutional Law and the Role of Scientific Evidence

Boston College Law Review | Feb. 22, 2017 Constitutional Law and the Role of Scientific Evidence: The Transformative Potential of Doe v. Snyder by Melissa Hamilton Excerpts: In the United States, sex offenders are uniquely regarded as moral lepers, in need of constant supervision and forced to the margins of society. The public’s fear of persons who have committed crimes

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Category: Constitutionality Edmonton judge rules national sex offender registry is unconstitutional

An Edmonton judge has ruled that the national sex offender registry is unconstitutional as it is “over broad and grossly disproportionate” and violates people of their charter rights. In a recently released decision involving the case of an Edmonton man convicted of two sexual assaults, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Andrea Moen found the Sex Offender Information Registration Act removed

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Category: Constitutionality 6th Circuit Court of Appeals case — Does v Snyder

In late August the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a ruling that has registrants and lawyers around the country excited.  The case, Does v. Snyder, challenged various parts of Michigan’s sex offense registration law.  Six individuals using the last name “Doe” won, the State of Michigan lost.   The Sixth Circuit is the *first* federal appeals court to declare

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Category: Constitutionality Sexually Offensive Acts: Who Defines Them?

So now I am really confused: the purpose of the Registry is to protect the children; or is the purpose to make a mockery of American values by listing all people who have poor sexual desires onto a registry? If it is for the purpose of “protecting the children from harm” then put only the adults who have harmed a

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Category: Constitutionality Get involved

It has recently come to my attention, that many people are for lack of a better word “[spineless]”. I’m not just referring to politicians that behind closed doors will speak out against the registry, or any other political matter that would seem to be a more constitutional way of life, but wouldn’t dare speak out in public for fear of

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Category: Constitutionality UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION ARTICLE IV, SECTION 3, PARAGRAPH 1

“New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of two or more States.; or parts of States without the consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as the Congress.” President Nixon, on March 27, 1969, through the Government Reorganization Act divided the

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Category: Constitutionality THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF STRICT LIABILITY IN SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION LAWS

To find sex offender notification laws unconstitutional] is to find that society is unable to protect itself from sexual predators by adopting the simple remedy of informing the public of their presence. That the remedy has a potentially severe effect arises from no fault of government, or of society, but rather from the nature of the remedy and the problem;

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Category: Constitutionality Is Sex Offender Registration Unconstitutional

Recently there was a federally funded study in New Jersey to see the effectiveness of Megans Law. It was found that Megans Law did not prevent any new crimes from occuring and did not lower the recidivism rate. Heres an article http://www.courierpostonline.com/art…3/1047/opinion, heres another article that states the obvious http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/200…fails_t_1.html Now we can go back and forth and throw the

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