Idaho’s sex offender registry is constitutionally challenged; potential impact for Florida’s?

Sex crimes evoke some of the deepest and strongest feelings from people about how offenders should be punished, and understandably so. But guilt or innocence aside, and forgetting for a moment that offenders often face decades in prison, there is one aspect of sex crimes sentencing that often gets overlooked: the post-incarceration registration process, which is a modern day scarlet letter that is more burdensome than you can imagine. According to the Idaho Statesman, the sex offender registry laws of Idaho are facing a constitutional challenge. A new federal lawsuit filed by 104 sex offenders alleges that the offenders were...

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