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District Attorney to seek SCOTUS review of PA decision

By Joshua Vaughn . . . Roughly two weeks ago the Pennsylvania Supreme Court deemed the state’s current sex offender registration law to be punishment and ultimately barred by both the state and federal constitutions when applied retroactively. That decision may now end up under review from the highest court in the country. Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed said Friday…

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State Supreme Court ruling sides with Fairfield child molester

7-25-17 California: FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield child molester’s victory Monday in the California Supreme Court will “further burden our overworked and under-resourced superior courts while adding little to the fair determination of (certain criminal) proceedings,” according to a lower court. That prediction, made by a Court of Appeal in Northern California, revolves around how ex-cons are dealt (full story)

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