US: Megan's Law on the Internet is debated.
November 14, 2002
Supreme Court justices yesterday posed tough questions to both sides of a constitutional challenge to Internet listings of sex offenders under Megan's Law.
A battery of government lawyers rebuffed claims such listings stigmatize and shame and are equivalent to Colonial-era branding or scarlet-letter laws. They asked the high court to reverse two circuit court rulings that deemed unconstitutional Connecticut and Alaska laws.
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Source: © 2002 The Washington Times