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Third Lawsuit Filed Challenging Florida Registry

Another federal lawsuit has been challenging the Florida sex offender registry. This one filed in the Middle District of Florida and assigned case number D-FLM-6-18-CV-001731-001. This suit represents the third constitutional challenge to the state’s sex offender registry filed this month (actually, the second was filed last month and the State removed it to Federal Court this month). The next…

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NARSOL files amicus brief to Supreme Court, joins another

By Robin . . . The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), along with its North Carolina affiliate NCRSOL, has filed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in an ex post facto case that originated in a North Carolina Superior court in September, 2014. The case is styled In Re: Anthony Rayshon Bethea and was last…

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Cato Inst. files amicus brief to Supreme Court in ex post facto case

Used with permission By Ilya Shapiro and Nathan Harvey . . . Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution provides that “[n]o State shall … pass any … Ex Post Facto law.” The Ex Post Facto Clause was incorporated into the Constitution to prohibit states from enacting retrospective legislation, which the Framers believed to be inherently unfair and contrary to the principles of…

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