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  • SORNA / Megan's Law - Which Version Applies to You?
    SORNA / Megan's Law - Which Version Applies to You?

    There have been 5 iterations of Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law (3) and SORNA (2) to date – but which one applies to you? The newest iteration of the Sexual Offenders Registration and Notification Act ...

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  • SORNA - Act 10 And 29 of February 21, 2018 Faces Constitutional Challenge
    SORNA - Act 10 And 29 of February 21, 2018 Faces Constitutional Challenge

    The newest iteration of the Sexual Offenders Registration and Notification Act (Act 10 and 29 of February 21, 2018, eff. immed.) was determined by a County Judge in Montgomery to be unconstitutional ...

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  • Failure to Register- Megan's Law
    Failure to Register- Megan's Law

    Out of state resident protected by decision in Muniz By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini Recently we had a York County client charged with failure to register under Megan’s Law. The offense occurred ...

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  • Confusion Exists for Those Required to Register with Out of State Convictions
    Confusion Exists for Those Required to Register with Out of State Convictions

    SORNA or Act 10 of 2018 attempts to align those persons convicted of offenses into two groups and includes offenders from another state. By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini , SORNA Attorney, ...

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  • PA’s SORNA/SORNA II Declared Unconstitutional by One County Judge
    PA’s SORNA/SORNA II Declared Unconstitutional by One County Judge

    Judge Carpenter in Montgomery County issues decision that indicates retroactive provisions of Act 10 of 2018 (new Megan’s Law) violates Constitution. On June 22, 2018, Judge William Carpenter issued a ...

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  • SORNA and SORNA II- A History of Megan's Law
    SORNA and SORNA II- A History of Megan's Law

    As of February 21, 2018, Pennsylvania passed a replacement statute to SORNA or "Megan's Law IV," which was partially declared unconstitutional by the Muniz decision. By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. ...

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