Judge Changes Sex Offender Law

1 decade 1 year 6 months ago Wednesday, May 30 2007 May 30, 2007 Wednesday, May 30, 2007 11:11:53 AM CDT May 30, 2007 in News
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A sex offender in the St. Louis area had sued, claiming it's wrong for the state to make him move from his home because the legal standard later changed. Judge Patricia Joyce agreed and barred the state from enforcing the law retroactively. The law did not allow sex offenders to live within 1,000 feet of a school or day care, even if they resided there before the law took effect last June. It's unclear whether the ruling still forbids sex offenders from moving into a home that's near a school or day care.

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