MEGAN'S LAW

was a piece of law passed in 1994 after the murder of a 7-year-old girl named Megan Nicole requiring all convicted but released sex offenders to register with their local authorities who can then inform the local communities.

MEGAN'S LAW: "Convicted and now released sex offenders are now required to register with their local authorities in accordance with Megan's Law."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEGAN'S LAW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/megans-law/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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