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Megans-Law

Megan’s Law Will Need to Include the Date of Conviction Under New Law

Megan’s Law, a website that lists the name and personal information of people who been convicted of sex offenses in California, was set up to protect the community from potential dangers. Anybody can access this information online so they can protect themselves and their families from people who have committed sex offenses. However, the website, which is run by the California Department of Justice, is not just used to protect…

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California Courts Lift Housing Ban on Registered Sex Offenders

One of the more difficult problems that registered sex offenders face is finding suitable housing. Under “Jessica’s Law,” registered sex offenders were prohibited from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park. However, a recent court ruling could pave the way to changes in this law. “No Rational Relationship” In March 2015, the California Supreme Court heard a challenge brought by four registered sex offenders in San Diego regarding…

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