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High court rules sex offender registration qualifies as ‘punishment’

In approving the proposal to amend Rule 702, the advisory committee was blunt in its criticism of federal courts for not adhering to the previous iteration of the rule.

A sharply divided Maryland high court ruled Tuesday that a convict’s placement on the Sex Offender Registry qualifies as “punishment” for a sex offense, meaning that all elements of the crime required for placement – such as the victim’s age ...

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