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Sex Offender Registration

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Sex Offender Registration

Sex Offender Registration

Sex Offender Registration

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Tovia Smith reports from Boston that the highest court in Massachusetts has overturned a portion of the state law requiring sex offenders to register publicly. The Supreme Judicial Court ruled that convicted sex offenders should be allowed a hearing at which they can argue against having their names entered in the public registry. At issue is whether they pose a threat to others.