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Old 09-17-2016, 08:07 AM
GaReform GaReform is offline
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Default Hawaii Supreme Court decision in Bani versus Hawaii NOV 2001

Hawaii's Supreme Court has struck down the state's sex offender registration law, declaring it unconstitutional. The high court said the state's "Megan's Law" improperly allows authorities to notify the public about the location of sex offenders, even if the offenders have not received notice or the chance to argue that they pose no danger.

Does anyone know if this was upheld or did it get overturned since 2001? I came across it on http://sosen.org/ & tried researching it. It seems if Hawaii's court ruled in this case then it could be used as a precedent in other cases of people wanting to be off the registry. I am new to this & haven't found anything more recent on it.
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Given that they had taken the site down in the wake of the decision and that it is now back up, it would appear that whatever concerns the Court had expressed have been remedied through revisions to the controlling legislation.
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