Category Archives: Sex Offender Registration

Retroactive application of Sex Offender Monitoring Act is unconstitutional, court holds

A state appellate court recently held that retroactive application of the New Jersey Sex Offender Monitoring Act of 2007 violates the ex post facto clauses of the federal and state constitutions. As a result, the Act’s GPS monitoring and supervision … Continue reading

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New Jersey legislation limiting sex offender residences

Recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that municipalities may not prevent sex offenders from living near places where children are likely to gather, such as schools, parks, and playgrounds. However, the fight to restrict the locations of sex offenders’ … Continue reading

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Expanding Megan’s Law in New Jersey: Right or Wrong?

Over 100 New Jersey towns are calling for an expansion of Megan’s Law that would confine sex offenders to specific areas of each municipality. There are mixed feelings about this proposal. Some people feel that by keeping sex offenders away … Continue reading

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