Law allowing no exceptions to sex offender registration is unconstitutional, Alaska Supreme Court rules

The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s sex offender registry law violates offenders’ right to due process. In an opinion handed down Friday, the court — voting 3-2 — found the law requiring all offenders to register unconstitutional, unless offenders are first given the opportunity to demonstrate they aren’t a danger to the… Read More

PA high court will again review sex offender registration

From the Collateral Consequences Resource Center: “Two years ago, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court shook up long-settled orthodoxy by ruling that the state’s sex offender registration law, otherwise known as SORNA (Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act) was punishment….The effect of that decision meant that although Pennsylvania was forced to reduce the length of registration for… Read More