Criminal Law

Court strikes down lifetime electronic monitoring of sex offenders

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law requiring dangerous sexual predators who have completed their sentences to wear electronic monitors for the rest of their lives. 

The requirement is “patently unreasonable” and violates the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable searches and seizures, Chief Justice Harold Melton wrote for a unanimous court.

Read the source article at AJC.com

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