Pennsylvania Megan’s Law "legislative fix" no fix at all

Pennsylvania lawmakers thought they fixed problems with their state’s sex offender registry that led the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to declare portions of the law unconstitutional. Not surprisingly, they likely didn’t fix anything.

Pennsylvania lawmakers insist they have fixed problems with Megan’s Law that threatened to allow thousands of sex offenders to avoid having to register with the state. 

Not so fast, say defense attorneys. 

Just eight weeks have passed since Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill aimed to address court rulings that declared key provisions of the sex offender registry as unconstitutional. But already, lawyers are filing legal challenges to the new law.

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