This is probably not surprising. Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Wednesday that she intends to appeal a decision by a federal judge in Denver who ruled that Colorado’s sex offender registration law violates the constitutional rights of three sex offenders. Read more here.
It’s still not known whether a federal judge’s recent ruling declaring Colorado’s Sex Offender Registry unconstitutional as applied to three registrants will have broader implications in Colorado or nationwide. But, the attorney who represented the plaintiffs says the judges decision could be applied to others. The attorney, Allison Ruttenberg, is quoted extensively in this articleContinue reading “The truth about sex offenders and registration”
Another federal judge has ruled against another state’s sex offender registry. Judge Richard Matsch declared Colorado’s SORA laws violate the constitutional rights of three registrants, ruling that it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Allison Ruttenberg, the registrants attorney, is quoted in this report about the decision. “Making them at risk for vigilantes’ action to haveContinue reading “Federal Judge finds Colorado Sex Offender registry unconstitutional”