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Megan’s Law and Sarah’s Law: A Comparative Study of Sex Offender Community Notification Schemes in the United States and the United Kingdom

Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 46, p. 987, 2010

22 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2011  

Lissa Griffin

Pace University School of Law

Kate Blacker

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This article analyzes the history of sex offender registration and community notification under Mega’s Law in the United States. It examines the United Kingdom’s approach to sex offender registration and community notification via Sarah’s Law. It also explores the distinctly different approaches to community notification in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Griffin, Lissa and Blacker, Kate, Megan’s Law and Sarah’s Law: A Comparative Study of Sex Offender Community Notification Schemes in the United States and the United Kingdom (2010). Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 46, p. 987, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1927010

Lissa Griffin (Contact Author)

Pace University School of Law ( email )

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Kate Blacker

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