Florida Sex Offender Registration and Notification Scheme Upheld; Ruling Not Disturbed

Doe v. Moore, 410 F.3d 1337 (11th Cir. 2005), cert. denied, 126 S. Ct. 624 (2005)

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a series of challenges to the sex offender registration and notification statutes of various states. See Connecticut Dep't of Pub. Safety v. Doe, 538 U.S. 1 (2003); Smith v. Doe, 538 U.S. 84 (2003).  Among the issues not directly addressed by the Supreme Court are whether these laws violate these individuals' constitutional rights to substantive due process, equal protection, and travel.  The Eleventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has rejected such claims in upholding Florida's sex offender registration and notification scheme...

Found in DMHL Volume 25 Issue 1