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Governor Christie Signs Law Forcing all Tier I and Tier II Ex-offenders Sentenced to ADTC onto Internet Registry

On January 14, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed into law S276 which, among other requirements, stipulates that any one with a sex offense conviction whose behavior was found to be compulsive and repetitive at the time of sentencing (most of whom were sentenced to the Adult Diagnostic & Treatment Center [ADTC] ┬ámust have their name and address and other information about their offenses, published on the State’s Internet Registry.

The bill makes no exception for those assigned to Tier I, the tier associated with those who have the lowest risk of reoffense. Nor does the bill provide an exception for individuals whose crimes involved incest, placing at risk, the identities of victims. Continue reading here…