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New Law Requires Internet Sex Offenders to Reveal Email Addresses and Online Identities

A bill recently signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown will soon disclose even more personal information about registered sex offenders. Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, registered sex offenders in California whose crimes involved the use of the internet will be required to inform local law enforcement agencies of their email addresses and online identities. “Online identities” include social media handles for sites such as Twitter and Instagram, and any…

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Does a Minor Need to Register as a Sex Offender?

In many cases involving criminal acts, a minor does not face the same harsh punishment that adults face for the same crime. This is mostly because the law is designed to give juveniles a chance to reform and ultimately not have to pay for their crime well into adulthood. When it comes to sex crimes, adults often face a lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender if they are…

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