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Governor Signs HB 2539 Providing Limited Relief from Sex Offender Registration For Youthful Offenders

Posted by Steven Sherick | Apr 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week Governor Ducey signed legislation permitting offenders who engaged in sexual conduct with a minor when they were under 22 years of age to petition to have their sex offender registration terminated.  The bill provides limited relief and is conditioned upon the sexual conduct to have been consensual and that the offender have completed his/her probation including sex offender treatment.  The relief would not apply to offenders who received a prison sentence for their crime.  The full text of the bill is here:  http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/52leg/2r/laws/0105.pdf.

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Steven Sherick

Areas Of Practice 100% Criminal Law DUI/DWI State Bar Certification Criminal Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, 1991 Bar Admissions Arizona, 1979 U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1979 U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit U.S. Supreme Court, 1985 Education University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona Juris Doctor with Honors Law Review: University of Arizona Law Review, 1977 - 1978 University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona B.A. - 1976 Major: Government Representative Cases United States v. Walsh, 873 F.Supp. 334 (D.Ariz. 1994) United States v. Amador-Galvan, 9 F.3d 1414 (9th Cir. 1993) United States v. Dominguez-Villa, 954 F.2d 562 (9th Cir. 1992) United States v. Grandstaff, 813 F.2d 1353 (9th Cir. 1987) United States v. Grandstaff, 807 F.2d 851 (9th Cir. 1987) State v. Peters, 1989 Ariz. 216, 941 P.2d 228 (1997) State v. Lamberton, 183 Ariz. 47, 899 P.2d 939 (1995) State v. Bernal, 148 Ariz. 149, 713 P.2d 811 (Ariz. App. 1985) State v. Noriega, 142 Ariz. 474, 690 P.2d 775 (1984) Professional Associations And Memberships Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice National Association of Criminal Defense American Association for Justice Federal Bar Association Pima County Bar Association Pro Bono Activities The Justice Project, 1999 - Present The Partnership Foundation

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