Fort Lauderdale Votes to Remove School Bus Stops from Sex Offender Residency Restrictions

At last night’s City Commission meeting, the city of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida voted to remove school bus stops from the list of locations around which persons required to register as sex offenders could live. The current ordinance (which included school bus stops in the exclusion zones) left less than one (1) percent of Ft. Lauderdale compliant for a registrant to…

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The importance of Gundy v. U.S.

By Peter J. Wallison . . . Gundy v. United States is not listed in most media accounts of important matters now before the Supreme Court, yet this case could profoundly change how courts intervene to preserve the constitutional separation of powers in the future. Involving just one individual petitioner, Herman Avery Gundy, and only one issue — how to interpret…

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