In March 2013 Maryland Court of Appeals (Highest court of Maryland) decision Doe v.

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This was the first instance that the Supreme Court had to examine the implementation of sex offender registries in throughout the U. The ruling would let the states know how far they could go in informing citizens of perpetrators of sex crimes. 84 (2003), the Supreme Court upheld Alaska's sex-offender registration statute. 1 (2003), the Court ruled that Connecticut's sex-offender registration statute did not violate the procedural due process of those to whom it applied, although the Court "expresses no opinion as to whether the State's law violates substantive due process principles." Update: Reynolds V.

The constitutionality of the registries was challenged in two ways: In Smith v. Reasoning that sex offender registration deals with civil laws, not punishment, the Court ruled 6-3 that it is not an unconstitutional ex post facto law. United States Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit No. Argued October 3, 2011—Decided January 23, 2012 "The Act does not require pre-Act offenders to register before the Attorney General validly specifies that the Act's registration provisions apply to them." In State v. 2001), the Hawaii State Supreme Court held that Hawaii's sex offender registration statute violated the due process clause of the Constitution of Hawaii, ruling that it deprived potential registrants "of a protected liberty interest without due process of law." The Court reasoned that the sex offender law authorized "public notification of (the potential registrant's) status as a convicted sex offender without notice, an opportunity to be heard, or any preliminary determination of whether and to what extent (he) actually represents a danger to society." After losing the constitutional challenge in the US Supreme Court in 2002 one of the two Doe's in the case committed suicide. § 589.426, a law restricting the activities of registered sex offenders on Halloween.

Searches can be conducted nationally using a ¼ mile, ½ mile, or 1 mile radius or by offender name.

This app provides users with information about registered sex offenders that have residential, employment, or school addresses that are within a close proximity of the mobile device running the app.Information is hosted by each state, not by the federal government.In two cases docketed for argument on November 13, 2003, the sex offender registries of two states, Alaska and Connecticut, would face legal challenge.Members of the public may be able to obtain certain types of information about specific offenders who reside, work, or attend school in the state and have been convicted of one or more of the types of offenses specified below, depending on the specific parameters of a given State's public notification program.The National Sex Offender Public Registry website supports search by: The results are limited to what each individual state may provide.These websites are outside of NSOPW’s control and may not be mobile device friendly.