Judge rejects Idaho sex offender registration lawsuit

Bad news regarding the lawsuit challenging Idaho’s sex offender registry.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s sex offender registration laws. But the 134 anonymous sex offenders who brought the lawsuit have the option to refile the case if they can show the current laws caused them actual harm. 

U.S. District Judge David Nye says that could be difficult. He explains in this month’s ruling that common arguments claiming registration requirements are embarrassing, invasive and burdensome have already been rejected in previous cases.

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