There is a rising tide of voices against the use of sex-offender registries, especially public notification registries, that deserves attention in the wake of the latest abuse of the Nebraska sex-offender registry.

A post in Criminal Legal News by Christopher Zoukis is a year old, but it is more relevant today than when it was published.

Here is an excerpt:

If the goal of sex offender registration and restriction laws is to actually prevent crime in a constitutional and humane manner, however, it is well past time to take a hard look at the mounting evidence indicating that these laws have gone horribly wrong.

Zoukis goes on to provide a devastating condemnation of sex-offender registries. Read the full post here.

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