PA Supreme Court finds state sex offender registration law punitive

Another court ruling goes against a state sex offender registration law…this one from the highest court in the Keystone state.

In a big opinion today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided its state’s sex offender registration law, though civil in design, was punitive in practice and thus cannot be applied retroactively.

Read more here.

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