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NCJ Number: 222473 Find in a Library
Title: Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification: A "Megan's Law" Sourcebook (Second Edition)
Date Published: 2008
Page Count: 1683
Sponsoring Agency: Civic Research Institute, Inc
Kingston, NJ 08528-9982
Publication Number: ISBN 1-887554-30-0
Sale Source: Civic Research Institute, Inc
4478 US Route 27
P.O. Box 585
Kingston, NJ 08528-9982
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This loose-leaf volume provides a detailed description and analysis of sex offender and community notification laws; it is intended as a comprehensive reference that provides both primary and secondary information and materials.
Abstract: This revised Second Edition is a complete updating and reorganization of the First Edition (NCJ 176074). This edition is organized into three parts. Part I offers commentary on the evolution of “Megan’s Laws”. It reviews registration and communication statutes and procedures and reviews various legal challenges to the laws and procedures. Part II provides an annotated listing of key Federal and State cases relating to the topic. Part III presents Federal and State statutes and outlines Federal and State laws, selected legislative histories and official guidelines, and resource materials. Tables, forms, checklists, annotated bibliographies and resource lists, table of cases, table of statutes, table of practice aids, and author and subject indexes
Main Term(s): Appellate court decisions
Index Term(s): Federal Code; Sex Offender Registration; Sex offenders; State laws; Victims rights
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