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Pennsylvania court upholds ‘sexually violent predator’ laws

The requirements have the legitimate purpose of keeping the community safe and therefore do not amount to extra punishment, the court said in reversing a lower court’s decision.

By The Associated Press

Trump and Pence plan Pa. visit

While Pelosi turns up the heat in D.C.
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

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Sex offender registry law in Pa. facing life-or-death test at Supreme Court

Five cases before the state's high court claim the law is cruel, discriminatory and deprives thousands of people of fundamental rights. Prosecutors warn the cases could undermine public safety, as well as the public website listing registered sex offenders.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA