Thursday, April 18, 2013

First Circuit -- US v. Whitlow

Offender registration --

Delegation to the AG of rulemaking power on retroactivity was constitutional.

Agency notice-and-comment did not assume the result.

Obligation under the Act to register isn't contingent on the mandate being made retroactive by the registering state.

US v. Whitlow 
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.