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San Diego “Predator Free Zones” Struck Down by California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court has ruled that a statute restricting all registered sex offenders on parole in California from residing in large swaths of the state is unconstitutional as applied to registered sex offenders on parole in San Diego. The challenge, brought by four registered sex offenders on parole in San Diego, alleged that Proposition

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Sex Offender Registries: An Easy Sell, But Do They Work?

Sex offender registries are the norm in all 50 states and are an easy sell, politically. But the actual value of these laws, in terms of public safety, is increasingly being questioned. Do these laws actually provide the protection that the public presumes? Registry laws are designed and sold to the public as a way

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