Feb 192011
 February 19, 2011  Posted by  Court

Dana Littlefield reports:

A San Diego judge ruled Friday that a provision of state law that bars registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of parks and schools infringes upon the offenders’ constitutional rights and may not be enforceable.

In a 38-page decision, Superior Court Judge Michael Wellington determined that a portion of Jessica’s Law – passed by voters in 2006 – violates parolees’ rights to travel and privacy, because it forbids them from entering specific areas of a city and could force them out of their family homes. In some cases, the parolees are forced into homelessness.

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