Supreme Court denies appeal of Pennsylvania sex offender decision

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to a recent decision that found part of Pennsylvania’s sex offender registration law to be unconstitutional.

The high court denied a petition from the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office to review a July decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that found the state’s current sex offender registration law was punishment and thus could not be imposed retroactively.

Read more about the Pennsylvania case here.

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