What argument is acceptable for convicted sexual offender, whose conviction was prior to induction of law requiring registration? Ex-post facto apply?

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There have been several arguments proposed by convicted sex offenders to the Constitutionality of the mandated registration requirement under Megan's Law. (F.Y.I. the following DO NOT represent my personal opinion regarding acceptability)

Arguments by convicted sex offenders in their defense:

1. It violates their right to privacy

2. It violates the...

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There have been several arguments proposed by convicted sex offenders to the Constitutionality of the mandated registration requirement under Megan's Law. (F.Y.I. the following DO NOT represent my personal opinion regarding acceptability)

Arguments by convicted sex offenders in their defense:

1. It violates their right to privacy

2. It violates the due process/ equal protection under the law clauses of the 14th Amendment

3. It infringes upon their freedom after their release from prison

4. It serves to add an increased punishment upon their conviction and sentence

5. It violates the Ex post Facto clause in the U.S. Constitution

There have been several cases before the individual state courts that have argued the constitutionality of Megan's Law dispite the Ex Post Facto clause in the Constitution. An Amicus brief of the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that public information regarding past sex offenders registration does not violate the Ex Post Facto clause due to the 'fair warning' doctrine. I have posted several informational sites that will further address your question.

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